U.S. Marines Remain Focused on Preventing Suicides: General

(Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps is using interactive videos and other measures to reduce the number of suicides in its ranks, but it expects 2012 to be another "tough year" for the entire U.S. military, the service's top general said on Tuesday.

Marine Corps Commandant General James Amos said concerted efforts had helped reduce the number of suicides in the Marine Corps to 32 in 2011 from a record high of 52 in 2009, but the trend looked worse for this year.  Read Full Article.

 

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