A suicide try in an Army unit can lead to more, examine discovers

( CNN) Marc Raciti had the tree picked out.

Positioned on a rolling Hawaiian hillside along the North Shore in Oahu, where the now-retired United States Army major was stationed, that tree was where Raciti said he planned to take his last breath. He planned to hang himself.

As a physician assistant, Raciti had been deployed five times, twice to Iraq, and mourned the suicide deaths of three medics who served with him. He suffered post-traumatic stress ailment and often fantasized about suicide.

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