Politics & Media
Apr 14, 2010, 01:43PM

"Disposable Soldiers"

The military is diagnosing soldiers with pre-existing personality disorders to avoid paying soliders benefits after they've been discharged.

The mortar shell that wrecked Chuck Luther's life exploded at the base of the guard tower. Luther heard the brief whistling, followed by a flash of fire, a plume of smoke and a deafening bang that shook the tower and threw him to the floor. The Army sergeant's head slammed against the concrete, and he lay there in the Iraqi heat, his nose leaking clear fluid.


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