Veteran suicide crisis demands our action: Skip Rizzo contributes to Tribune Publishing

Published: November 9, 2020
Category: News

As we honor those Americans who have sacrificed so much in the service of our country, we must do more to address a threat that stalks all too many of them.

In 2018, 321 active-duty service members took their own lives, including 57 Marines, 68 sailors, 58 airmen and 138 soldiers. This is the highest number of active-duty suicides since 2012 — when an equal number took their own lives — since close tracking began in 2001.

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