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In Army's Trauma Care Units, Feeling Warehoused

In Army's Trauma Care Units, Feeling Warehoused 24 Apr 2010 Created in the wake of the scandal in 2007 over serious shortcomings at [Bush privatized] Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Warrior Transition Units were intended to be sheltering way stations where injured soldiers could recuperate and return to duty or gently process out of the Army... But interviews with more than a dozen soldiers and health care professionals from Fort Carson’s transition unit, along with reports from other posts, suggest that the units are far from being restful sanctuaries. For many soldiers, they have become warehouses of despair, where damaged men and women are kept out of sight, fed a diet of powerful prescription pills and treated harshly by noncommissioned officers.