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Army psychologist kills himself

Friends say Peter Linnerooth came home from Iraq with heavy PTSD. He had written about the burnout of military therapists.

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MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images

Friends say Peter Linnerooth came home from Iraq with heavy PTSD. He had written about the burnout of military therapists.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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