For many soldiers, they have become warehouses of despair, where damaged men and women are kept out of sight, fed a diet of powerful prescription pills and treated harshly by noncommissioned officers. Because of their wounds, soldiers in Warrior Transition Units are particularly vulnerable to depression and addiction, but many soldiers from Fort Carson’s unit say their treatment there has made their suffering worse.This overmedication seems remarkably similiar to what I wrote about almost two years ago in June 2008:America's Medicated Army
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010
This is a spectacular article detailing the Army's ongoing problems. Here is an excerpt: