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Military Families Speak Out Issue 139, US Report on Afghan War Finds Few Gains in 6 Months, comes from the April 29, 2010 New York Times. "According to a report to Congress, "an array of measures suggests that the situation is little better over all than it was six months ago despite enormous expenditures of effort, money and lives by the American and international forces."
Military Leaders Are AWOL On Warrior Transition Units Seattle Times, May 5, 10 At a recent news conference at the Pentagon, Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, the Army surgeon general, took issue with a New York Times article that referred to the Army's Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) as "warehouses of despair." As a mother of a Fort Carson soldier who attempted to take his own life just a few months ago, I feel the term is indeed an accurate description of the WTU there.
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