No Letup in Marine Attempted Suicides

Abby Zimet

Marines are trying to kill themselves at a record pace
this year despite a 2009 program aimed at stemming the problem,
according to Marine Corps data, with at least 210 Marines expected to
attempt suicide
this year. 
Facts owe: The Corps has been at the forefront of combat in Iraq and
Afghanistan for
over seven years.


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