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A Wisconsin combat veteran was driving down the highway in February when he suddenly found his name, license plate number and mental health information broadcast on the radio, on television and posted on electronic billboards across the state as part of a "Green Alert." A new Wisconsin law allows authorities to put that information out the same way an AMBER Alert publicizes missing children. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Balancing Safety And Privacy When A Veteran Goes Missing

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