Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BREAKING: Most troops booted from the military had mental health issues, brain injuries, report shows

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  A report by the Government Accountability Office released Tuesday shows that more than three of every five troops dismissed from service for misconduct from 2011-2015 had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, drinking or other adjustment-related issues. More than 13,000 received less-than-honorable discharges, which means they could lose access to veterans benefits that could treat them for problems derived from their military service.

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