The Army’s latest suicide prevention measure involves getting psychiatrists and counselors as close as possible to the problem – the home front.
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Military suicides continue to increase, and Pentagon officials are noticing an alarming rise among special operations personnel. Defense Department data shows 17 confirmed or suspected suicides this year among elite commandos. At least two were at Fort Campbell.
State officials are offering their condolences to the family and friends of a soldier from Franklin who died Thursday. Specialist Jason Edens was wounded in Afghanistan two weeks ago during an attack on his unit.
Middle Tennessee State University has landed a partnership with the U.S. Army that will promote the study of unmanned aircraft. As part of the deal, the Army will give MTSU three remote contolled aircraft called Ravens.
For many wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, push-ups, pull-ups and platoon runs have become impossible. For them, the Army has been developing what it calls “enhanced” physical training.
The U.S. Army says five soldiers based at Fort Campell were among the nine NATO troops killed in a helicopter crash in Southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.
Private First Class Christopher Barton was from Concord, North Carolina. He was killed when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire.
Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is joining the call for a federal investigation into how the Army Corps of Engineers handled rising floodwaters at its dams.
A Fort Campbell soldier from McMinnville has died while fighting in Afghanistan.
The defense department says a soldier who died last week in Afghanistan was from Greeneville, Tennessee.
A young soldier died Monday at Fort Campbell following an Army physical fitness test.
Fort Campbell has now clicked past more than two months without a soldier committing suicide.
Fort Campbell officials will resume policing Clarksville bars for unruly soldiers starting Thursday night.
Fort Campbell soldiers received a wakeup call from their commander Wednesday morning after a string of suicides in recent weeks.