Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Military Suicide Report Added 142 For 3rd Quarter of 2015

Does someone want to explain how the numbers of suicides went up after all these years? When do they actually get to the "one too many" so they change what isn't working?
Department of Defense Releases Third Quarter Calendar Year 2015 Suicide Information
Press Operations

Release No: NR-001-16

January 4, 2016

Today, the Department of Defense released the Quarterly Suicide Report (QSR) for the third quarter of calendar year 2015.

The report summarizes confirmed suicide counts for all services and components during the months of July through September 2015, and also includes total suicide counts for calendar years 2012, 2013 and 2014.

In the third quarter of 2015, there were 72 suicides among service members in the active component, and 70 suicides in the reserve component, which includes 38 suicides among reserve service members and 32 suicides among service members in the National Guard.