- In 2009 more American soldiers were lost to suicide than died in combat
- Currently, one out of every five suicides in the US are among people who have served their country on the battlefield
- The government takes the problem seriously but some war veterans are difficult to find to offer help
As part of our 'Forgotten Fallen?' series, ITV News correspondent Geraint Vincent has uncovered fears that not enough is being done to help soldiers left scarred by the battlefield.