"Sir, We Urge You to Carry Out Your Promise"

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Michael Kern

When President Obama visited Fort Hood in the wake of the shootings,
Michael Kern, an active-duty soldier with Iraq Veterans Against the
War, handed him a letter. The president may or may not have read it.
Essentially, it called for Obama to make good on his vow to support the
military, not with more troops but with access to adequate mental
health care they now sorely lack. Victor Agosto reports from the anti-war Under the Hood Cafe.

"What happened at Fort Hood has made it abundantly clear that the military mental health system, and our soldiers, are broken." 

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