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(CNN) -- A major United States military post is shutting down for three days following a rash of suicides, the post announced.
Fort Campbell, home of the Army's 101st Airborne Division, is holding a three-day "suicide stand-down training event" starting Wednesday -- the second one it has held this year, a post spokeswoman told CNN.
At least 11 deaths of Fort Campbell soldiers this year are confirmed or suspected suicides, spokeswoman Kelly Tyler said. That's out of 64 confirmed or suspected suicides in the entire Army, according to official statistics. At that rate, the Army is on p
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
Not good at all. I think our soldiers are starting to wake up to the fact that they aren't protecting the country they are fighting for some other reason they don't know the reason, but its not to protect the country.
It isn't good either way. I have the up most respect for our troops and vets, but after watching their brothers die on the battle field and losing blood and leaving limbs over there and then coming home and being labeled extremist and being treated like dog crap isn't wearing well on them mentally very well.