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Sunday, February 17, 2019

US Marine and Navy suicides at a 10-year high

The United States Marine Corps emblem hanging on a wall at the Joint Detention Forces Headquarters at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, April 09, 2014.   AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV

(CNN)The number of confirmed and suspected suicides in the active-duty Marine Corps and the Navy reached a 10-year high in 2018.

Sixty-eight active duty Navy personnel died by suicide in 2018 with 57 cases among the Marine Corps, according to data obtained by CNN.

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