Suicide Rate Reflects Toll of Army Life
With Suicides at a 30-Year High, Army Vows to Address Problem
By RACHEL MARTIN
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2009
Three months into his first deployment to Iraq, in November 2003, Army Specialist TJ Sweet was having a hard time -- working intense 18-hour shifts, battling sandstorms and bouts of anxiety.
On Thanksgiving Day, Sweet exchanged some harsh words with his commanding officer. As punishment he was told to do five push-ups and he was dropped from the promotions list...
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