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Out out in cooperation with Colorado Springs gazette that what we can't see that this is yet a nationwide pattern.
There are some troubling incidents at Fort Carson Colorado in which wounded warriors with serious health problems.
Have been kicked out of the military for misconduct eliminating their access to critically needed help.
In the middle of our interviewed former army specialist cash O'Meara has a seizure.
It means another trip to the ER -- prime source of medical care since he was drummed out of the military for going to a wall.
Al Vera says he superiors were harassing him -- Some people -- tell me -- some -- linger.
And I wasn't really sick -- my injuries weren't there.
Al -- has a brain injury from an IED and Afghanistan.
A similar story to former sergeant Gerald Jensen who had -- is facing blown off in Iraq away and volunteered for mountaintop duty in Afghanistan where he was wounded again.
Back at Fort Carson Colorado Jensen was nearly kicked out when unit commanders claimed he was -- Told the I wasn't where you're wearing uniform and never should've been allowed -- your farm.
And I deserved everything.
An investigation by the Colorado Springs gazette found misconduct -- charges in the army up more than 67%.
Many were soldiers suffering from traumatic brain injury and PT SD.
And in a lot of cases they lost access to veterans health care basically the longer the war goes on to more people they -- out.
That race and really troubling questions questions like did the military adequately investigate whether the misconduct was a symptom of a brain injury or PT SD.
Or did it simply use any excuse to trim damaged warriors from stressed combat units the therapist Robert Alvarez works with wounded soldiers.
-- can't come away with any other feeling that.
That they're preying on the weak -- -- in our military.
And taking weighed the most essential thing they need which is -- medical care.
I asked the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff general Martin Dempsey got the increase in misconduct -- -- here's what he told -- quote.
Ten plus years of war his play significant stress on many of our service members sometimes manifesting itself.
And their health and even their discipline.
We go to great lengths to try to rehabilitate those who don't -- -- maintain required standards prior to initiating separation but the series of reports in the gazette.
Which you can -- and gazette dot com brings into question whether everything was done before they were kicked out bill and -- we will check that out thank you John John Roberts out of Atlanta.
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