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The Traumatic Stress of Combat

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Troops in Iraq may be at risk for more trouble with mental health than the veterans of Vietnam or World War II. The risk of death is constant, but soldiers don’t get enough time off--by the Pentagon's own standards. We hear what active duty troops, veterans and their families are going through. Also, the US wants Tony Blair to become a special envoy to the Middle East and, on Reporter's Notebook, in the aftermath of September 11, country music was super-patriotic as usual.  Has the war in Iraq worked a change?


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