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Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.<p>The figure, released by the Department of Veterans Affairs in February, is based on the agency's own data and numbers reported by 21 states from 1999 through 2011. …

"I Am Sorry That It Has Come to This": A Soldier's Last Words

<i>Daniel Somers was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was part of Task Force Lightning, an intelligence unit. In 2004-2005, he was mainly</i> …

Losing Mark: My story of military suicide

<i>Written By Karen Richards Nichols. In memory of her husband, Mark, who tragically took his life in 2014.</i><p><b>We all know the statistic: Every day 22</b> …

Dealing with Depression: Symptoms and Treatment

Depression is a common psychological concern that can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. This is true whether or not you serve in uniform. …

Self-esteem

Many veterans are hit with crippling depression