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Veterans with PTSD are suing the Army to have their discharges upgraded | ArmyTimes
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Veterans with PTSD are suing the Army to have their discharges upgraded | ArmyTimes

Two former soldiers who have been diagnosed with PTSD have filed a federal class-action lawsuit to have their general discharges upgraded, according to a complaint filed Monday in Connecticut.

Former Pfc. Stephen Kennedy, 30, and Spc.  Alicia Carson, 28, are plaintiffs in a suit alleging that despite the requirement for the Army Discharge Review Board to give “liberal consideration” to veterans claiming their discharges were related to post-traumatic stress disorder, diagnosed veterans are having their reviews denied.

The complaint was filed — officially against acting Army Secretary Robert Speer…

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