Walter Reed and Beyond - 1st Lt Elizabeth Whiteside, Now In Lockdown

The following is a Video report from CBS as a Lead In to a Report, now online but to be printed in tomorrows Washington Post from Dana Priest.

A Soldier's Cry For Help - CBS News Video

This is the Washington Post report:

Suicide Try Spotlights a Trend

Soldier facing charges for trying to kill herself last year attempts suicide again, one of a record number who have tried or succeeded in ending their lives after serving in Iraq, Afghanistan.

Walter Reed and Beyond

A Patient Prosecuted

Army 1st Lt. Elizabeth Whiteside's story is emblematic of the military's ambivalence when it comes to soldiers who need mental health care.

Narrated Slideshow: Lt. Whiteside's Story

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But the More Traffic generated to these reports seems to be Pushing the Investigative Reporting, and you folks, along with all of Ilona's posts, Started That Rolling!!

Hopefully All of this won't be pushed out once again and Action to the Reality is Finally Achieved!!

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