An astonishing survey from a veterans group found that 30 per cent of recent military vets have considered committing suicide since returning from active duty.
The Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) surveyed more than 4,000 of its members, 37 per cent of whom said they personally knew a recent vet who took his or her own life. Overall, 45 per cent reported knowing a fellow soldier, sailor, airman or Marine who has tried to commit suicide.
The former active-duty ranked suicide as the most important issue facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
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