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Hidden toll of US wars: 18 veterans commit suicide daily

Hidden toll of US wars: 18 veterans commit suicide daily By Bill Van Auken 28 Apr 2010 An average of 18 US military veterans are taking their lives every day as the Obama administration and the Pentagon grow increasingly defensive about the epidemic of suicides driven by Washington’s wars of aggression. The stunning figure was reported last week by the Army Times, citing officials in the US Veterans Affairs Department. [Suicides you can believe in. --MDR]