As investigators search for answers in Tuesday’s murder-suicide inside a Fort Hood home, which left a 43-year-old military husband and two young daughters dead, experts and advocates say the incident raises questions about whether, even after 13 years of war, the military is paying enough attention to the psychological stress on families during troops’ overseas deployments.
The mental health problems facing male military spouses, in particular, have received scant attention from officials or researchers, even though women have been entering the armed forces in ever-greater numbers.
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