Neither of Colorado's senators joined the call, which comes in the wake of an NPR-CPR investigation.
A CPR-NPR investigation found that the U.S. Army kicked out 22,000 soldiers since 2009 who also were diagnosed with PTSD or a traumatic brain injury.
The best way to help troops recover from wounds like post-traumatic stress is to remove the stigma associated with seeking help, a retired Army general says.
Frank Costabile was broke, paranoid and suicidal after the Army forced him out. He found treatment without the Army's help. And he's not alone.
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Twelve U.S. senators are asking the Army's top watchdog to launch an investigation into why the Army kicked out more than 22,000 soldiers for misconduct since 2009.
A secret tape leads to an investigation and questions about the treatment of troops at Fort Carson.
The troop cuts have been expected for months as the army adjusts to financial constraints and fewer active conflicts.