Newest veterans say suicide is their biggest challenge

Gregg Zoroya, USA TODAY July 30, 2013 The nation’s newest combat veterans — those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan — say the biggest challenge facing their generation is suicide, according to a survey by the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. About 3,000 active-duty troops have killed themselves since 2001. The annual tally of these deaths climbs each year. And those numbers often don’t include servicemembers who are part of the National Guard or Reserve. Read Full Article Here