Operation Recovery

The Fort Hood Testimony Report

Over-Medication

Among other topics, the service-members and veterans on this page discussed the problem of over-medication, and the ways in which it stalled their healing, and in some cases put themselves and others in danger.

“Prior to going, our unit was so low in numbers that we actually took soldiers into Afghanistan who were on crutches. We’re walking fifteen, twenty cliffs a day at 10,000 feet elevation through the mountains. The guy just got off crutches and you expect him to be able to do that?”

Read the full testimony of Chas Jacquier, US Army veteran, Military Police, NCO

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