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Fox is finding out of the number of people discharge for military misconduct is on the rise including wounded combat veterans.
Leaving many with no access to benefits.
Senior national correspondent John Roberts live with more on this what did you find out John.
Hey we found out and cooperation with Colorado Springs gazette that what we can't say 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 health care.
-- In the middle of our interview former army specialist -- -- -- 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 a wall.
Al -- says he superiors were harassing him there.
Some people -- tell -- in the linger.
And I wasn't really sick and 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 happened is facing blown off in Iraq away and volunteered for mountain -- 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 worthy of wearing uniform and never should have been allowed -- year farm.
And I deserved everything.
-- investigation by the Colorado Springs gazette found misconduct -- -- 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 therapist Robert Alvarez works with wounded soldiers.
He can't come away with any other feeling that.
That they're preying on the -- used them 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 -- -- -- the increase in misconduct discharges here's what he told basic 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 with a series of reports in the gazette.
Which you can see and gazette dot com.
Brings into question whether everything was done before they were kicked out -- and stuff we -- checked that out thank you John John Roberts out of Atlanta.
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