For Immediate Release
Matt Howard, Communications Director, IVAW: 646-723-0989, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Hood Leadership Exposed for Unethical Healthcare Practices
New Report: Fort Hood Soldiers Treated As Disposable
- Overmedication in the form of routinely deploying service members who are prescribed with psychotropic drugs
- Aggressive disciplinary measures and discharges of soldiers since the drawdown, often for displaying symptoms of PTSD or TBI
- An almost total lack of enforcement of base policies on stigma and respect for a doctors recommendation
Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy group of veterans and active-duty U.S. military personnel who have served since September 11, 2001. IVAW’s Right to Heal Initiative is focused on holding the U.S. government accountable for human right violations of the health of Iraqis, Afghans and U.S. veterans. IVAW currently has over 2,500 members in fifty states, as well as in Canada, Europe, and Afghanistan.