Larry Morrison, who returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder after four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, is being kicked out of the Army for misconduct, leaving him without military benefits. Michael de Yoanna/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Missed Treatment

Senators Want Moratorium On Dismissing Soldiers During Investigation

The Army continues to kick out combat soldiers with mental health problems for misconduct, even as it investigates the practice.

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