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Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:29

The Corps' suicide rate is at a 10-year high. This is how the Marines plan to address it.

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About 75 Marines across active and reserve Marine forces ended their own lives in 2018.

That figure is the highest it has been in 10 years, the Corps says.

The majority of those cases include younger Marines who have not deployed or seen combat. Roughly 63 percent of the suicides in the Corps in 2018 were Marines 25 years old or younger.

According to Marine Corps Manpower and Reserve Affairs, it was 57 active-duty and 18 reserve Marines who committed suicide in 2018.

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