"You mourn for the families and for their shipmates," Esper said. "I wish I could tell you we have an answer to prevent future further suicides in the armed services. We don't."
Navy officials say there's no apparent connection between three suicides in one week aboard the USS George H.W. Bush, but others argue there is a connection — their command
"Someone in your organization is feeling hopeless and they may be thinking that suicide is the answer. Given them better options. Let's lead them to a better answer'
Military service members who are at risk for suicide may be less likely to attempt to harm themselves when they receive supportive text messages, a U.S. study suggests