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  • FILE - Col. Elspeth Ritchie, a doctor in the Office of the Army Surgeon General, discusses efforts to study and understand suicide among American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, in this May 29, 2008 file photo, during a news conference at the Pentagon. The Pentagon plans to release a report Friday April 25, 2014on military suicides. But those numbers differ a bit from the totals provided by the services because of complicated accounting changes in how the department counts suicides by reservists. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Active duty military suicides drop; Reserves go up

    Suicides among Army National Guard and Reserve members increased last year, even as the number of active-duty troops across the military who took their own lives dropped by more than 15 percent, according to new data.

  • SGT. SHAFT: How does Reserve time apply in retirement?

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: I'm trying to get the straight scoop on military Reserve time and whether or not it can be applied toward federal civil service retirement — (CSRS or FERS) Civil Service Retirement Service or Federal Employees Retirement System.

  • Guard, reservists get paid more than active-duty troops

    America's citizen soldiers, who train in their hometowns for a weekend a month and two weeks a year, receive more money for one day of training at home than their fellow National Guard and Reserve members earn for a day serving in the war zone.

  • SGT. SHAFT: Disabled vet seeks education information

    Dear Sgt Shaft: My husband is military -- six years active duty Marine Corps and 13 National Guard Reserve. He is currently receiving a medical military discharge for a back injury sustained during his last activation for deployment.

  • Courtney Cain, 7, of Uniontown, Ohio, holds a sign Friday for her cousin, Seth Koosed, a soldier from the 447th MP Co. returning home from Afghanistan. Koosed and others were honored at a ceremony at the MAPS Air Museum at the Akron-Canton Airport in Green, Ohio. (Associated Press/Akron Beacon Journal, Phil Masturzo)

    Returning troops face new fight for old jobs

    As the Iraq and Afghanistan wars persist, some employers are becoming increasingly resistant to rehire service members who return from active duty as federal law requires, legal analysts say.

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