Posts Tagged: suicide

Baby-Faced Bombers

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/baby-faced-bombers/ Afghan police recently arrested four suspected insurgents in the process of smuggling 41 children to Pakistan from eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. According an Interior Ministry spokesperson, the insurgents were planning on using the children said to be between 6 and 11 years of age, as suicide bombers, saying: “We strongly believe that the children… Read more »

FYI-Suicide prevention

FYI: Included here are several prefatory paragraphs of an item posted online in NIMH science-news Nov 10, 2011 at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2011/widely-used-screening-tool-shown-to-successfully-predict-suicide-attempts.shtml#.TsPXQoUI8UU.gmail Title: Widely Used Screening Tool Shown to Successfully Predict Suicide AttemptsSource: NIMHA widely used suicide screening tool can help determine who is most at risk for suicide by pinpointing the threshold at which a person’s… Read more »

Suicide Prevention:Are We Doing Enough?

Suicide Prevention:Are We Doing Enough? During ‘Viet Nam’ (year ’62 to ’74 when I retired) I had put in more than a dozen years working in the IG shop at McClellan AFB, near Sacramento. Now long deactivated, the installation had had its share of active military-tenants during its lifetime as well as an Air Force… Read more »

Experiences of a USAF civilian management analyst

INTRODUCTION Meyer Moldeven (Mike) 3/23/10 (I’ve posted several of my articles and blogs online since I retired based on my gov’t experiences hoping that content might be useful to others (military and civilian) in gov’t service. I’ll be responsive to questions as best I can. Mike) ~~~ I am 92 years old, retired in 1974… Read more »