February 12, 2019

US Marine and Navy suicides at a 10-year high

By Barbara Starr

(CNN)The number of confirmed and suspected suicides in the active-duty Marine Corps and the Navy reached a 10-year high in 2018.

Sixty-eight active duty Navy personnel died by suicide in 2018 with 57 cases among the Marine Corps, according to data obtained by CNN.
Another 18 Marines in the Reserve forces either are confirmed to have committed suicide or their deaths are being investigated as suspected suicides.