The Uncommon Man

May 01, 2006

Army Suicides At High Level

Not surprisingly, the army has seen an increase in suicides recently. A news article about this is referenced in the post below from Real Men Are Not. Luke, in his post, correctly identifies this as a men's issue (linked to the concept of "real men don't cry or seek help"). The current rates of suicide are the highest since 1993 - which follows the first Gulf War. I am also reminded of the name of the song from the TV show M.A.S.H.(about doctors in the Korean War): "Suicide is Painless".

via Real Men Are Not - Army Suicides Hit Highest Level Since '93

Posted by Russell at May 1, 2006 09:17 AM


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