By Mustafa Kazemi
August 17, 2012
The US Army released suicide data today for the month of July.
During July, among active-duty soldiers, there were 26 potential suicides: one has been confirmed as suicide and 25 remain under investigation.
For June, the Army reported 11 potential suicides among active-duty soldiers; since the release of that report, one case has been added for a total of 12 cases: two have been confirmed as suicides and 10 remain under investigation.
For 2012, there have been 116 potential active-duty suicides: 66 have been confirmed as suicides and 50 remain under investigation.
Active-duty suicide number for 2011: 165 confirmed as suicides and no cases under investigation.