The Cost of War
Latest DoD Figures Show Suicide Kills Almost 5 Times as Many Troops as Combat: For the complete article visit this yahoo link.
In a 2012 report put out by the Veterans Administration, it was estimated that up to 22 veterans a day, kill themselves. That is 8,000 lives a year; almost one per hour. If we look at attempted suicides, that number skyrockets to 19,000 attempts, of which 8,000 result in ending their own lives.
Another cost of war that I cannot prove is the vaccines given to soldiers for overseas deployments. I believe that this has played apart in me becoming ill. There are many more costs of war but we will leave it at this for today.
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Martin Luther King Jr. said "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"