Series Of Suicides Among The Navy Prompt Recommendations To Improve Amenities

  • A Navy investigation prompted by a spate of suicides is recommending widespread improvements in housing, food, parking and internet for sailors as well as changes to mental health and other personnel programs.
  • The much-anticipated report lays out a sweeping condemnation of living and working conditions at naval shipyards that had languished for years but were brought to light by the deaths.
  • “We let our people down.” Navy leaders said in response to the findings.