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For the second time in three weeks, the heavily scrutinized USS Freedom has been unable to perform scheduled tasks due to technical difficulties.
Suicides across the military have dropped by more than 22 percent this year, defense officials said, amid an array of new programs targeting what the Defense Department calls an epidemic that took more servicemembers' lives last year than the war in Afghanistan did during that same period.
The unemployment rate for veterans who served after 9/11 remains stubbornly high despite public and private programs aimed at easing their transition to the civilian job market. The job market is tough for many former servicemembers, even those with the drive that earned the Medal of Honor.