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Can a General Call Suicide "Selfish"?

Jesse80 Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 6:42 AM
More evidence of the ever increasing feminization of American society. Home of the brave ? A fleeting vestige of male cheauvinism. How sad that I have lived to see this day.
pastorial Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 3:34 PM
inquisiteur Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 10:33 AM
Mirna Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 8:34 AM
well...... if you regret living to this day in the country you hate so much there is a certain selfish act mentioned in this article you may wish to consider....
On his army blog of January 19, the commanding general of Fort Bliss (Texas), Major General Dana Pittard, wrote regarding members of the military who commit suicide:

"I have now come to the conclusion that suicide is an absolutely selfish act. I am personally fed up with soldiers who are choosing to take their own lives so that others can clean up their mess. Be an adult, act like an adult and deal with your real-life problems like the rest of us."

According to the National Journal, "Pittard's blunt comments about suicide have raised eyebrows throughout the military. . . . Suicide-prevention...

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