I can imagine that it can get really lonely out there specially when your life is on the line 24/7. It takes nothing for friends and family to send a note that they are thinking about them so do it!
International Level: Specialist / Political Participation: 41 4.1%
The rate of suicide among troops increased to its highest level in five years, the Pentagon says. The Pentagon attributed the overall spike in the rate to small increases in suicides across all the services. The report maintains that, adjusting for age and gender, the military's rate is roughly the same as American society. Source 7b.
A pause from Suicide Among Soldiers to share wise words from old times:
Today is: 14th July (GMT), in history on the 14th of July, 1610 AD the following birth happened:
Ferdinand II: Monarch of Toscane