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Army Wants PTSD Clinicians to Stop Screening for Fakers

VCS ED quoted. —- By Katie Drummond Email Author April 23, 2012 | 3:38 pm |   After a spate of controversies over inaccurate PTSD diagnosis techniques, the Army has released new guidelines meant to prevent doctors from screening for “malingerers,” who are … Continue reading

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Army’s new PTSD guidelines fault Madigan’s screening tests

  By HAL BERNTON The Seattle Times The Army Surgeon General’s Office has issued new guidelines for diagnosing PTSD that criticize an approach once routinely used at Madigan Army Medical Center. The policy, obtained by The Seattle Times, specifically discounts tests … Continue reading

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A Good Education With the G.I. Bill

From NYT.com Published: April 5, 2012 Service members and veterans looking to learn more about their educational benefits under the G.I. Bill may be in trouble if they plunge unprepared into the wilds of the Internet. Many reputable private and … Continue reading

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Veterans Agency Broke Law in Contract Awards, U.S. Watchdog Says

From Bloombergnews.com By Kathleen Miller on March 15, 2012 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs violated a 2006 law that directs the agency to favor small businesses led by veterans, a government watchdog agency ruled for the third time in … Continue reading

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Vets’ jobless rate takes big drop in February

  By Rick Maze – Staff writer-Army Times Posted : Friday Mar 9, 2012 9:30:24 ESt Programs aimed at helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans find jobs may be paying off, as the federal government reported a dramatic drop in the … Continue reading

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