'What Killed Sergeant Grey?'

Originally posted 10/23/2008 - 06:40am. Promoted. -- GH


Broadcast: Midday, 10/07/2008, 12:00 p.m.
Sgt. Adam Gray during his tour in Iraq, sitting on top of a tank with Battalion 1-68. Gray was troubled by what he did when he was assigned to guard Iraqi prisoners. (Photo courtesy Tony Sandoval)

Minnesota Public Radio-American Radio Works

American RadioWorks investigates the mysterious death of an Iraq War veteran and uncovers new allegations of detainee abuse. This powerful documentary follows members of a U.S. Army unit and their struggle to come to terms with what they did, and didn't do, in Iraq.

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That will bring up their NPR Station radio player, it's about 54min long.

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Now I'm seeing not only this post but the other ones as well.

Thought I was in a Time Warp

But to be serious, this is a great radio documentary, I didn't even know about, but thanks to the Vets at Veterans for Common Sense was able to catch and listen to than postup.

"The wise man points to the stars and the fool sees only the finger - and discusses it 24/7 on cable."

Mentally Unstable Soldiers Redeployed to Iraq

Stretched Thin, the Army Puts the Vulnerable Back on the Frontlines

Two weeks before his second deployment to Iraq last September, Army Specialist Michael DeVlieger broke down.

"At first, I thought it was something that everybody experienced," DeVlieger told ABC's Bob Woodruff, "and just through time and perseverance I guess it would pass." It didn't pass.

After an 11-day hospitalization, DeVlieger was given a diagnosis of major depressive disorder, three psychiatric prescriptions -- and deployment orders.

"Eighteen hours after he got out of the hospital, he deployed to Iraq," DeVlieger's wife, Christine DeVlieger, recalled. He left for Iraq despite Pentagon policy requiring that service members establish three months of "stability without significant symptoms" before deploying.

"I was a ticking time bomb," Michael DeVlieger said.

Watch "World News" Tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET for the full report

There's more to the written report at the link!!

"The wise man points to the stars and the fool sees only the finger - and discusses it 24/7 on cable."