EXPERTS: IRAQ VETS WRONGLY DIAGNOSED
‘Personality disorder’ assessment allows for quick honorable discharge but tags veterans with a label that is hard to remove. Austin-American Statesman/ First comprehensive, national investigation on this issue. Former Army Pvt. Jason Harvey was diagnosed with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Harvey said he later was forced to agree to a diagnosis of a personality disorder.
‘They played me like a fiddle,’ he said.
A PERSONAL STORY Austin American Statesman. WASHINGTON — William Wooldridge was guiding his tanker truck along a crowded highway in the Iraqi city of Hilla weeks after the U.S. invasion in 2003 when an explosion forced his convoy to a halt.
GULF WAR ILLNESS WIDESPREAD, PANEL FINDS
AUSTIN-AMERICAN STATESMAN/Cox News Service
WASHINGTON — At least one in four U.S. veterans of the 1991 Gulf War suffers from a multi-symptom illness caused by exposure to toxic chemicals during the conflict, a congressionally mandated report being released Monday found.