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DOD reports 377 suicides by active-duty service members in 2020

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DAYTON, Ohio (Tribune News Service) — The number of overall active-duty military deaths by suicide grew in 2020, a new report from the Pentagon shows.

Overall, all branches of the military recorded 377 suicides among active-duty service members in 2020, up from 348 in the active-duty component in 2019, up 29 deaths or about 8%.

In all services, there were 99 suicides in the last quarter of 2020. That compares to 100 in the same quarter of 2019.

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