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The Army is conducting “a wholesale re-examination” of soldiers whose post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis was reversed by the military hospital at Joint Base Lewis McCord, Army Sec. John McHugh said Wednesday at a Senate hearing.
The review comes after revelations that a significant number of diagnosis had been reversed. Statistics showed staff at Madigan Medical Center on JBLM had reversed the PTSD diagnoses of 40% of the troops they’d evaluated, according to Sen. Patty Murray, Washington-D, who raised the issue at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Lewis-McChord is the home base of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the soldier who is in custody for allegedly killing 16 Afghan civilians earlier this month.
Source: Larry Shaughnessy for CNN.
Image: United States Air Force The Army is conducting "a wholesale re-examination" of soldiers whose…
by Tactical-Life.com / Mar 22, 2012