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Military / Mental Health #960846

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan: Richard Engel) The military’s efforts to deal with combat stress examined; scenes shown from the combat stress center at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan; details given about the warning signs that a soldier is considering hurting himself or others. [Army Capt. Donald HAWKINS†- describes signs of stress.] [Spc. Josh HINDLE‡- says we go on back-to-back missions.] [Spc. Jonathan SHEPARD‡- comments on his disruptive behavior.] [Sgt. DeMarco MORRIS‡- comments on his lack of patience at home.] [Mental health technician Christopher SHEPARD‡- says we’re supposed to show them we’re doing fine so we can help them.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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