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Military / Soldier Suicides #976504

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Suicides among soldiers for June cited. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The increase in soldier suicides examined; photos shown of Jesse Huff and Coleman Bean††; details given about the Army’s campaign to push soldiers to seek counseling; video shown. [Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter CHIARELLI†- comments on stress.] [Counselor Tom KELLY††- comments on stress over coming home.] [Bean’s mother Linda BEAN††- says it shouldn’t be the job of veterans to figure out how to help veterans.] [In video, Medal of Honor recipients Jack JACOBS†, Tommy NORRIS†- urge servicemembers to get help.]

Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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