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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Washington: John Yang) Reports in the "Washington Posts" and the "Army Times" on the delays in disability benefits for veterans of the Iraq war examined; scenes shown from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. [Wounded soldier Army Sgt. David YANCY- says he has to fight the system and the process here.] [Military defense lawyer David SHELTON- says the system is overtaxed with soldiers staying at Walter Reed waiting for benefits; talks about the soldiers' severe anxiety.] GAO report on permanent disability retirements for wounded soldiers cited.
(Studio: John Seigenthaler; Washington: Dana Priest) The hurried repairs on Walter Reed's Building 18 after the uproar from the public and a rebellion from retired generals clamoring for action and what all this means for wounded veterans at Walter Reed and other facilities with a hope for more respectful bureaucracies discussed; scenes shown of repair work.
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Next week's NBC series "Wounds of War" and tomorrow's "Meet the Press" previewed.
- Seigenthaler, John;
- Yang, John;
- Priest, Dana
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