Transcript for Army Colonel Investigated Over PTSD Diagnoses
Yeah I think this is the start of something. Especially in in this country. Tomorrow fourteen soldiers from joint base Lewis McCord will receive the results of their PT SD reevaluation. Walter Reed national military medical center took a second look after concerns were raised about their initial diagnoses. The staggering number -- -- served in the navy for eight years. Just last week he was diagnosed with PT SD. There's no emphasis on looking at it so there needs to be a outside objective opinion. Two to this systemic problem as opposed to having military doctors look at military people. Currently the US army medical command and the western regional medical command are investigating the questions and concerns regarding soldiers PT SD diagnoses. While they look into it colonel Dallas homeless has been a -- a -- removed from his position. I think it's a good thing that he's been relieve us from his commands I think that there are a lot of veterans. It's. -- wrongly being disenfranchised. -- There right. -- Suarez served as a navy corpsman for five years he was diagnosed with PT -- -- but it took roughly ten months to get his paperwork back. He considers himself lucky. A lot of times. The higher ups and -- these doctors say kind of diagnose. These folks had repeatedly constantly have been deployed with other diagnoses that don't. -- -- you know that that isn't categorized as he's PT SD sedan now go and say like oh you know happy to see you -- A personality discussions. Fourteen individuals is a significant enough numbers say clearly not professional enough to do your job.
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