Wounded Soldiers/Walter Reed

Ran online February 17, 2007
The Waiting Wounded: A slow medical evaluation process leaves many injured
troops in limb. Some settle for low disability ratings and long waits for VA health
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Original disability story, ran June 16, 2006
Who's fit for duty?: GAO finds medical evaluation boards inconsistent
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Disability system unfair to injured, says Army lawyer: Burden of proof on soldiers

Experts: Troops face crapshoot seeking disability benefits

Disabled System?: Critics claim Army purposefully lowers disability ratings
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Turmoil at the Top: Walter Reed scandal claims Army secretary, leaves force
reeling in a time of abrupt change
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Rank Injustice: How wounded soldiers are short-changed on disabilities
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We're going to fix it: Officials identify problems, make promises for Walter Reed
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Medical mystery: Only Army will speculate on what's behind disparities in ratings,

Injured troops describe woes at Reed hearing

Army leaders pass around Walter Reed blame

Committee subpoenas former Walter Reed chief

Walter Reed chief fired; critics say more must go

Army denies patients face daily inspections

Walter Reed patients told to keep quiet

Walter Reed soldier wins small victory

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