Conflict & Justice

A Mother Talks About Her Son's Military Suicide


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According to the Defense Department, most military suicides are among people with no history of deployment.

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Peggy Scallorn's 18-year-old son Cody was part of that statistic. Cody was in the Air Force and was only a few months out of basic training last January when he took his own life.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Scallorn about her son.