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May 25, 2008

Memories of Iraq haunted soldier until suicide

Sgt. Brian Rand believed he was being haunted by the ghost of the Iraqi man he killed. Eventually, the ghost told Rand he needed to kill himself. Since the start of the Iraq war, Fort Campbell, a sprawling installation on the Kentucky-Tennessee border, has seen a spike in the number of suicides and soldiers suffering from severe post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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