A Soldier's Suicide

SAS in Afghanistan

Each April 25, on ANZAC Day, Australians honor the valor of their soldiers in wars past and present. In recent years, thousands of troops—more than at any time since Vietnam—have served in harm's way in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their actions have won praise at home and abroad. But one soldier's fate suggests that once they leave the military, some veterans face a hard and lonely time.

Geffrey 'G' Gregg committed suicide last September, aged 25. In 2002, he was serving with the Army in Afghanistan when he was attached as a signaller to...

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