Along with the many other reasons for thinking twice and ten times before sending our young men and women to war which I have been listing on this blog, let's add that we don't want to see them kill themselves.
WASHINGTON - Suicides among US soldiers rose last year to the highest level in decades, the Army announced yesterday.
At least 128 soldiers killed themselves in 2008. But the final count is likely to be considerably higher because 15 more suspicious deaths are still being investigated and could also turn out to be self-inflicted, the Army said.
Monday, February 2, 2009
Natural Born Killers--Not
We are not meant to fight and kill. It takes a terrible toll on us when we do it. According to the Boston Globe of January 30: