Daniel Zwerdling, of NPR, continues his outstanding research into and reporting on the Army’s, and the Military’s, care of returning soldiers suffering from PTSD and other possible mental problems developed as to serving in these wars and occupations.
Tag: Army Policies
Aug 24 2009
Mar 08 2008
Yesterday, 3-07-08, I quickly posted this about a Breaking story on Redeployment of injured, physically and mentally, Iraq and Afgan Vets.
I’m bringing an update to that post hopefully as a way to place preasure on the Pentagon and Congress to carry through with Spec. Bryan Currie, 21, of Charleston, S.C. request, through the Army legal channels, for the Court of Inquiry to investigate top generals at Fort Carson; Fort Drum, N.Y.; and Fort Hood, Texas.
Mar 07 2008
Has the Army not only lowered it’s enlistment qualifications but also ignored the Health and Welfare, because of Physical and Mental health problems of already, once twice three time…., deployed Army Personal?
“Army policies and practices which permit the deployment of medically unfit soldiers.”
A day after this: Screening for redeployment passes
A month-long investigation by Fort Carson’s inspector general has found that screening processes for soldiers returning to war are sound, according to Maj. Gen. Mark Graham, commanding general at Fort Carson.
The investigation found that a lag in paperwork prompted Fort Carson in January to report that 79 soldiers who were deemed medical “no-gos” at a screening site were deployed, though the actual number was much lower.
Lets just say there should be None, Zero, redeployed into any Theater of Conflict!