In this Sept. 29, 2009 file photo, U.S. Marines fill out research consent forms before taking psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif. in a program testing hundreds of Marines and soldiers before they ship out to search for clues that might help predict who is most susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

US Military Sees Record Number Of Suicides In 2012, A 15 Percent Rise From The Year Before

2012 was the worst year on record for suicide among active duty members of the US military, new figures revealed, with 349 suicides in 2012 alone — a 15 percent rise that far outpaces the total number of combat deaths in Afghanistan for the same year. The Associated Press found that the Pentagon figures exceeded the […]