Suicides by Army Personnel

Army Secretary Pete Geren and General Peter Chiarelli held a media roundtable to provide calendar year suicide data. Yearly increases… read more

Army Secretary Pete Geren and General Peter Chiarelli held a media roundtable to provide calendar year suicide data. Yearly increases in suicides have been recorded since 2004 and are now at a three-decade high mark. The military health care system has been overwhelmed by caring for huge numbers of troops suffering from post-traumatic stress, depression and other mental health problems as well as physical care for tens of thousands of wounded. They also presented an update on Army initiatives in order to eliminate suicide from the Army. close

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Program ID:
283722-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 29, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2009

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  • Jan 29, 2009 | 10:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2009 | 2:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2009 | 6:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2009 | 4:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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