Global Politics

The High Number of Suicides Among Active Military Service Members and Veterans

A new report out this week focuses on a serious problem for the Pentagon: the high number of suicides among active military service members and veterans. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Kilcoyne, whose 25 year old son Colin -- a veteran of the war in Iraq -- took his own life in January.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)
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    US Infantryman Colin Kilcoyne in Iraq (Photo courtesy of the Kilcoyne family)

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    US Infantryman Colin Kilcoyne (Photo courtesy of the Kilcoyne family)