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A rocket of a warning on SEAL suicides

“They are from the same platoon and suffering the same overexposure to combat,” writes retired SEAL officer Ed Hiner.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune ran a good article in which a Navy SEAL reports that two of his mates from SEAL Team 5 killed themselves and a third is in long-term care. “They are from the same platoon and suffering the same overexposure to combat,” writes retired SEAL officer Ed Hiner.

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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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