Army: PTSD Treatable; Some Diagnosed Return to War It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder — but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.
AP Source: Afghan Shooter Was From WA-Based Stryker Brigade The U.S. soldier suspected of gunning down at least 16 Afghan civilians was from a Washington state-based Stryker brigade and received his assignment to a village stability program less than six weeks ago, a congressional source tells the Associated Press.
Snohomish County American Red Cross Helps Military Families After DeploymentThe Snohomish County Chapter of American Red Cross has developed a series of free workshops to assist American military families in managing the family’s readjustment to the service member’s return. Service members and their families are invited to attend.