Army Finally Admits “Toxic Leadership” To Blame For Massive Veteran Suicide Epidemic11/01/2014 23:50
Source: Free Patriot
Many people have blamed over-medicating veterans as the root cause, and though it may be a primary cause, this theory left something missing. Also, when many troops arrive home from war, they come back to a life baring little representation of the life they had before they deployed, via broken families, no job in the private sector, and a line up to two years long at the VA to be seen for treatment. This too, has been part of the equation leading to the suicide epidemic.
Thirdly, a major factor that has led to the suicide epidemic that the U.S. Army is finally admitting, is toxic leadership. The U.S. Army has now decided to fess up that some of their leadership within the ranks, as much as 20% of it, is “toxic,” as in abusive, selfish, narcissistic and demeaning toward their subordinates, and that this toxicity has resulted in suicides among the troops and veterans.
The Army has defined toxic leadership as...