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Summary: Ten signs the U.S. has entered a double-dip recession. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on July 31, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that July 2010, with 63 dead, became the deadliest month of the then nearly 9-year-old Afghanistan war for U.S. forces, surpassing the previous record of 60, set in in June 2010.

Jan 23rd, 2009

Summary: A U.S. Army probe into suicides among Houston-based recruiters, all veterans of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, said medical problems factored in the deaths but none had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Four members of the Houston Recruiting Battalion took their lives between January 2005 and September 2008.