Report: Young servicemen nearly twice as likely to die by suicide as civilian counterparts
The suicide crisis among military veterans is a well-documented and deeply complicated phenomenon.
This same issue among active-duty servicemen, however, is increasing at an alarming rate in recent years.
While official military statistics offer little insight into the issue, experts —along with friends and family of the victims themselves — say the problem may lie in the increasingly high-pressure demands facing soldiers in the changing face of modern warfare.
Voice of San Diego reporter Will Huntsberry joined Midday Edition on Monday with more.