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The Army Doesn't Want You To See The Results of It's Shady PDST Probe

The Army Doesn't Want You To See The Results of It's Shady PDST Probe

ALEXANDER ABAD-SANTOS | 7:43 AM ET

This past fall, the Army found out the results of a probe meant to determine if psychiatrists were reversing soldiers' PTSD diagnoses to save the government money by denying them medical retirements. Months later, they still don't want anyone knowing what's in those files. The Army has refused to release the results of the so-called Madigan inquiry, and attempts to get the report through Freedom of Information Act requests have all been denied.

"George Wright, an Army spokesman at the Pentagon, told NBC News that 'concerns brought up in the Madigan matter will be addressed' in a separate forthcoming report by the Army's Task Force on Behavioral Health," reports NBC News's Rebecca Ruiz. ("Madigan" is the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.) According the same report, three Seattle-based news agencies have been denied Freedom of Information Act requests on the inquiry.

Read more: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2013/02/army-ptsd-pr...



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The Generals don't like ANYTHING that tarnishes their stars

The Generals don't like ANYTHING that tarnishes their stars.

Emile Zola proved that a century ago when the French Generals preferred to throw France to the brink of civil war rather than admit they made a mistake in sending Alfred Dreyfuss to Devils Island.

No, they're all alike. Keep those stars a-shinin'!

Doesn't matter which country, be it the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea or -- heh heh -- the "Land of the Free and Home of the Brave".

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

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