Military Life Resources Mental Health Suicide in the Military The military is caught up in a national suicide epidemic. By Task & Purpose | Published Feb 28, 2020 3:49 PM Military Life News SHARE The military is caught up in a national suicide epidemic. Task & Purpose Mental Health Region & Country Resources United States death military suicide military suicides Suicide suicide awareness MORE TO READ RELATED The Army really wants to pay you to get to basic training quickly High school diploma? Out. Big quick ship bonus? In. READ NOW RELATED Explorers found the USS Samuel B. Roberts, which sunk 78 years ago holding off an overwhelming Japanese battle group The "destroyer escort that fought like a battleship” was found four miles below the surface. RELATED US Army private admits planning ‘mass casualty attack’ on fellow soldiers He faces 45 years in prison for trying to start a “prolonged armed conflict."