The Pentagon's Latest War Against Mental Illness

Marjorie Morrison interviewed on Public Radio (NPR) 'To The Point'.

Last month, for the first time since 2003, US casualties from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan dropped to zero. But American soldiers have been dying at the rate of 22 every day — from suicide. What's the Pentagon doing to cope with mental illness, after combat and before enlistment? Also, pro-Russian protests in Eastern Ukraine flare up, and with women making 77 cents for every dollar a man earns, the President is calling attention to Equal Pay Day. Is the Obama White House putting the principles of gender equality into practice?

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