1. Repeated intense pressure and no hope for a better future.
While the reasons for the increase are not entirely understood, the army's own data suggest soldiers with multiple combat tours are at greater risk. But a portion of those taking their own life have never deployed, the figures show.
They face a horror that they don't have any comprehension of or even a glimmer of how to handle and I am guessing that there is no support for them and no relief in sight, so suicide looks like a way out.