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Obama orders better mental health care for vets

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/08/military-obama-orders-better-mental-health-care-for-vets-083112w/ Obama orders better mental health care for vets By Patricia Kime - Staff writer Posted : Friday Aug 31, 2012 16:15:07 EDT President Obama has signed an executive order aimed at reducing the rate of suicide and mental health disorders in veterans and troops by improving access to behavioral health care. Addressing soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Friday, Obama said the initiative is part of an overall effort to maintain U.S. military superiority. “We may be turning a page on a decade of war, but America’s responsibility to you has only just begun,” Obama said. “Just as we give you the best equipment and technology on the battlefield, we need to give you the best support at home.” The order directs cabinet agencies, including the departments of Veterans Affairs, Defen...

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