Suicide Has Already Claimed The Lives Of 98 Airmen In 2020...
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown said Wednesday that 98 airmen have died by suicide so far this year.
In a roundtable with reporters at the Air Force Association's virtual Air, Space, Cyber conference, Brown said the Air Force is now almost exactly where it was at this point in calendar year 2019, when, by the end of the year, 137 airmen had taken their own lives.
That was an increase of about one-third over the number of airmen who died by suicide in 2018.
But the isolation that has come along with the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in unique difficulties this year, Brown said.
"The challenge that I've seen here is the stressors that we have this year are much different...
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