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Suicides among America's active soldiers and veterans are outpacing combat casualties -- and the numbers are increasing — even as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down.

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Last week, the Associated Press reported some  daunting statistics : In the first 155 days of this year, there were 154 suicides among active troops in the US military.

The Suicide Epidemic in America's Armed Forces

Last week, the Associated Press reported some daunting statistics : In the first 155 days of this year, there were 154 suicides among active troops in the US military.

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