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|"Enormous stresses" created by more than a decade of war are key factors behind an unprecedented rate of military suicide, and combating it will be a top Pentagon priority, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says. Suicides among active-duty troops has averaged a record 33 a month this year, according to Pentagon data through Sept. 2.|
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