US Army says there have 10 potential (unconfirmed) suicides among 10 potential suicidesctive-duty soldiers

Posted: November 22, 2013 in Stories
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By Mustafa Kazemi

Forward Operating Base Delaram (Southwestern Afghanistan) – The United States Army on Friday released the suicide statistics for the month of September.

Among active-duty soldiers, there were 10 potential suicides:  None have been confirmed as suicide and 10 remain under investigation. 

For September 2013, the Army reported nine potential suicides among active-duty soldiers; however, subsequent to the report, one more case was added bringing September’s total to 10: three have been confirmed as suicides and seven are under investigation. 

For CY 2013, there have been 126 potential active-duty suicides:  67 have been confirmed as suicides and 59 remain under investigation.  Updated active-duty suicide numbers for CY 2012:  186 (172 have been confirmed as suicides and 14 remain under investigation).

During October 2013, among reserve component soldiers who were not on active duty, there were 12 potential suicides (11 Army National Guard and one Army Reserve): None have been confirmed as suicide and 12 remain under investigation. 

For September 2013, among that same group, the Army reported eight potential suicides: three have been confirmed as suicides and five cases remain under investigation.  For CY 2013, there have been 125 potential not on active duty suicides (82 Army National Guard and 43 Army Reserve):  87 have been confirmed as suicides and 38 remain under investigation. 

Updated not on active duty suicide numbers for CY 2012:  140 (93 Army National Guard and 47 Army Reserve): 140 have been confirmed as suicides and none remain under investigation.

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Comments
  1. dustybear1 says:

    I feel such sadness reading that but at least we have YOU reporting the facts in a way only you can.

    Thanks, Mustafa. You still the best.

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