Friday, November 9th, 2007
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
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Army Specialists Tracey Jones and Richard Koch take inventory of supplies - one of the tasks necessary as the St. Marys unit of the Ohio Army National Guard prepares for another deployment to Iraq in January. Like other military men and women, members of the Alpha Company, 37th Brigade Special Troops Battalion were faced with a variety of emotional problems after returning from their tour of duty in 2005.
Online story associated with this photograph
Heartbreak tops the list of problems blamed on a record high suicide rate for military men and women returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Relationships often go sour when couples are separated by long tours of duties overs . . .
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