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Soldiers With Brain Trauma Denied Purple Hearts, Adding Insult to Injury
Posted on: Sep 10, 2010, Source: ProPublica
Army commanders have routinely denied Purple Hearts to soldiers who have sustained concussions in Iraq.
Army Doctors Tell Soldiers With Brain Injuries to 'Stop Complaining'
Posted on: Jun 10, 2010, Source: ProPublica
Despite the pledges of military leaders, brain trauma remains undiagnosed in tens of thousands of troops.
$6 Billion Later, Afghan Cops Aren't Ready to Serve
Posted on: Mar 23, 2010, Source: ProPublica
Since 2002, the U.S. has spent $6 billion in an effort to create an effective Afghan police force -- but the program has been a disaster.
The Other Victims of Battlefield Stress; Defense Contractors’ Mental Health Neglected
Posted on: Feb 26, 2010, Source: ProPublica
Defense contractors in the field suffer war trauma just as soldiers do—but don’t have the insurance safety net veterans enjoy.
Former Iraq Security Contractors Say Firm Bought Black Market Weapons, Swapped Booze for Rockets
Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: ProPublica
Newly released documents provide a glimpse into the messy business of creating a private army on the fly in the middle of a war zone.
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