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Can a Montana Program to Reduce Veteran Suicide Succeed at the National Level?

Truthout - As America closes out its mission in Iraq, the Pentagon is gearing up to provide hundreds of thousands of returning soldiers with a new safeguard: intensive screenings for mental and emotional problems caused by combat.

But military suicides - on average, one soldier has taken his or her own life every 36 hours between 2005 and 2010 - aren't slowing down yet, according to an alarming new report this fall that saysthe suicide rate could threaten the United States' decades-long reprieve from conscripted service.  Read more.

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