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Suicide rates in the United States have been rising for nearly 20 years. But for some groups the... more »
posted 10/20/21

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For young women in the armed forces to consider suicide – and act on it – is far more common than their civilian peers, a new analysis by Voice of San Diego finds.
An average of more than five Marines per year died by suicide at Camp Pendleton. At least 20 took their lives in the barracks ­– and another four during training exercises.
The suicide crisis among veterans has been well documented. But another dark phenomenon exists just beneath the surface in San Diego and across the country.