The Army is launching a high-level review of mental health cases going back to 2001 to ensure soldiers were denied appropriate care for PTSD. “The Army clearly realizes they have a nationwide, systematic problem on their hands,” said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who had pressed for an investigation. “The Army needs to fix the inconsistencies we’ve seen in diagnosing the invisible wounds of war.”
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