Military suicide 'You've Got To Talk About Your Stuff': The Air Force Stands Down To Discuss Suicide By Dan Boyce • Sep 9, 2019 Kyle Cope / U.S. Air Force In response to a string of suicides in the Air Force, every base is holding a one day stand down, where airmen can learn and talk about mental health issues. Facing Unique Mental Health Challenges, Female Veterans Are Killing Themselves More Often By Jay Price • Apr 23, 2018 Jay Price / American Homefront Female veterans are nearly 2 1/2 times more likely than their civilian counterparts to kill themselves. Advocates say women's mental health challenges are different from those of men. A Special Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Troops Who Died By Suicide By Bobbie O'Brien • May 24, 2017 Bobbie O'Brien / American Homefront Memorial Day can be especially difficult for relatives of service members who died by suicide. They often feel stigmatized, even around other military families.