I have a lot of respect for Marines and other service people. It's hard to think of them living under the kind of stress and duress that would make them take these kinds of risks, and take their own life. What are we doing to (and for) our sons and daughters?
Part 1: Desert base, deadly highway
Since 2007, more marines from the twentynine palms marine base have died back home than in the war-torn middle east
Part 2: Ending it all by their own hand
Corps probes marine suicides, hoping to halt a 'trajectory toward death'
Part 3: Battling the shock of war
As troops return from war, twentynine palms base sees new wave of post-traumatic stress disorder patients, spurring efforts for better treatment