Reaction: Walter Reed - "Military Psychiatric-Care Overhaul Urged" - Ann Scott Tyson and Christopher Lee - Washington Post

Byline: Ann Scott Tyson, Christopher Lee; 2007-06-19; The Washington Post; pages A7

Report: Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2003, 2007 - Salon, The Washington Post


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"Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates "is very concerned that we're doing everything possible for the wounded warriors as they return, not just the physical wounds but the psychological trauma," said Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman.The Army is hiring 200 more psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers to help soldiers with mental-health problems, and next month it will launch an educational program on stress for all soldiers and commanders, said Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, the acting surgeon general of the Army."

Description:An article highlighting the growing concern with the lack of psychiatric-care for enlisted soldiers.

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