Report: National Guard, Reservist Suicides Down In First Three Quarters Of 2014

The Washington Times (3/10, Klimas) reports that according to Defense Department data released Monday, suicides “for the first three quarters of 2014 are down among members of the National Guard and reserves.” According to the data, “suicides among National Guardsmen decreased 30 percent compared to 2013.” Between January and September 2014, 68 National Guardsmen committed suicide, “down from 97 over that same time period the previous year.” Similarly, reservists saw “about a 12 percent decrease.” In the first three quarters of 2014, 58 reservists committed suicide, “down from 66 over the same time period in 2013.”

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— “Suicide down among reservists, National Guardsmen: report,” Jacqueline Klimas, Washington Times, March 9, 2015.

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