From the beginning of a year to 3 June 154 soldiers of the U.S. Army active duty committed suicide. It much more, than in the corresponding period last year (130). It is also number by 50 percent bigger than the number of soldiers which died in battle - are writing BBC and Al-Jazeera.
- Deep we are alarmed with suicides in the army - said a Pentagon spokesman and underlined, that it one from "the most of burning issues". Even though known accurate causes of the degeneration of statistics aren't, examinations conducted by U.S. Army are suggesting that to the greater risk of committing suicide is growing along with the number of served rounds on missions.
Most badly from 2001
In 2012 the greatest accretion of the suicide rate happened from the beginning of the operation in Afghanistan in 2001. The situation didn't stabilize in spite of various incentives to use relief programmes psychological for soldiers and starting the alarm lines.