An 18-year-old soldier attempted to slit her wrists while waiting in Germany to be deployed to Iraq in the summer of 2006.
"She was a stranger in a strange land," said the woman's platoon leader, Brian Kinsella.
It was a sobering memory that still sticks with Kinsella, who left the U.S. Army in 2010 and founded the grassroots organization Stop Soldier Suicide.
"She moved into a male dominated unit, trying to figure out what the hell she was doing to go to war," he said. "We as a command...Full Story