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The Mind of a Soldier (Part II) #837214

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 12, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statistics on veterans from the Iraq & Afghanistan wars suffering from mental health problems cited.

(Ft. Carson, Colorado: Armen Keteyian) The Army’s handling of veteran’s mental health problems, including post-traumatic stress disorder {PTSD}, examined; statistics cited; scenes shown of training at Ft. Carson, Colorado; details given of the Defense Department’s failure to deal with anxiety issues and the ridicule of soldiers who seek help. [2nd Brigade Combat Team Pvt. Tyler JENNINGS†, Pvt. Corey DAVIS†- recall the suicide in Ramadi of Pfc. Sam Lee†† and their reaction.] [Psychologist Kaye BARON††- notes soldiers’ worries about their careers.] [2nd Brigade Lt. Col. Eric KRUGER†- says you don’t want a soldier not to seek help.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Keteyian, Armen

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