12 Aug '12, 4pm

Troubled #veterans left without health-care benefits

Troubled #veterans left without health-care benefits

Related Stars and Stripes coverage of veterans issues Courtesy of DVIDS A few weeks after Jarrid Starks ended his Army service in May, he went to an office in Albany, Ore., to enroll for veterans health-care benefits. Starks brought medical records that detailed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a twisted vertebra and a possible brain injury from concussions. Other records documented his tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where his bravery fighting the Taliban was recognized with a Bronze Star for Valor. None of that was enough to qualify him for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs. That's because Starks left the military this year with an other-than-honorable discharge — his final year of service scarred by pot smoking and taking absences without leave (AWOL). He was told to fill out a form, then wait — possibly a year or more — while officials re...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/troubled-veterans-le...

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