Experts: Restricting troops’ access to firearms is necessary to reduce rate of suicides
Many reasons have been suggested to explain the substantial rise in the suicide rate of soldiers that began in 2004.
Yet eight years and hundreds of deaths later, the suicide rate hasn’t improved. The number of suspected suicides in 2012 among active-duty soldiers was 166 at the end of October, surpassing the 165 total for all of 2011.
Experts say it’s because………….