Military suicides

Society
9:20 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Military Suicides Have Spiked in Kentucky in Recent Years

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 6:01 am

Suicides among Kentucky veterans and active military service members have increased the past several years. In many cases, those who have died never sought help through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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Government
10:34 am
Thu August 8, 2013

New Report Highlights "Toxic" Leadership In Military

Credit phc.amedd.army.mil

  Two military leadership researches say the U.S. Army has failed to address what they call “toxic” leadership in command training. Ethics consultant Joe Doty and Army Master Sgt. Jeff Fenlason authored an article in the Military Review earlier this year, defining leaders who are narcissistic, rude and disrespectful to their subordinates as “toxic.”

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Society
11:08 am
Tue August 21, 2012

UK Launches New Military Suicide Study

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With the rate of suicides among military personnel continuing to rise, a University of Kentucky professor is leading a study to investigate the effect those deaths have on family and friends left behind. Based on previous research, it’s estimated that around 40 percent of Kentuckians know someone who has taken their own life.

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