As Bush Promises More Troops to Afghanistan, Army Is Worried by Rising Stress of Return Tours to IraqQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Army leaders are expressing increased alarm about the mental health of soldiers who would be sent back to the front again and again under plans that call for troop numbers to be sustained at high levels in Iraq for this year and beyond. Among combat troops sent to Iraq for the third or fourth time, more than one in four show signs of anxiety, depression or acute stress, according to an official Army survey of soldiers.|
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