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The Mind of a Soldier (Part I) #837063

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The charges against US soldiers, including Steven Green, who was recently discharged with a personality disorder, in a rape/murder case in Iraq recalled.

(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The admission into the army of soldiers with psychiatric problems examined; details given of the lack of personality assessment prior to induction and the pressure on recruiters to fulfill quotas; statistics on the increase in recruitment waivers cited. [Columbia University clinical psychiatry Dr. Michael STONE†- outlines characteristics of Green’s “antisocial” disorder.] [Former military recruiting assistant retired Sgt. Chris WHITE†- says recruiters have incentives to overlook these situations.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:02:40

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