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Military / Wounded Soldiers / GAO Report #780500

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 2005
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(Seattle: Peter Jennings; Studio: Dan Harris) Note: technical problems prevent introduction.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) Testimony before a House committee from veterans wounded in the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan featured; details given about the GAO's report on the Army's lack of plans for treating National Guard & Reservists. [Nevada National Guard Sgt. Joseph PEREZ - says the Army does not give a damn; states he became suicidal.] [Representative Christopher SHAYS†- says the Guardsmen get treated like dirt.] [North Carolina National Guard Sgt. John ALLEN†- outlines the problems he faced.]

(Seattle: Peter Jennings) Apology for the technical glitch given.

Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan;
Douglass, Linda

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