Suicide takes more military lives than combat, especially among women

Article here. Military suicides have been a serious problem for decades. Yet it has defied MSM coverage -- until it becomes a problem for women, too. Excerpt:

'Suicide has been the main killer of U.S. personnel since the Sept. 11 attacks. More than 30,000 of them have died by their own hands since, during a period that saw about 7,000 service members die in combat or training exercises, according to a project from Brown University.

Suicide in the military community is at its highest rate since 1938, according to a Department of Defense report released last month.

Increasingly, those killed are women.

In 2020, they accounted for 7% of military suicides - up from 4% a decade earlier, according to Department of Defense numbers. About one in six servicemembers is female.

The reports break down the deaths by gender, age and branch, but they hardly address the dramatic increase among women.

Deana's story was featured in 22 Too Many, a project honoring the estimated 22 military suicides that happen every day.'

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