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May 27th, 2012
12:54 PM ET

Gen. Chiarelli on treating PTSD and TBI

Fmr. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Chiarelli on the challenges remaining in treating traumatic brain injuries and PTSD.

"We're doing as best as we possibly can but the problem is we just do not have the really good diagnostic tools we need that in every case we can see who's being afflicted both with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury."


Filed under: Peter Chiarelli
This Sunday...
May 25th, 2012
02:54 PM ET

This Sunday...

Sunday on “State of the Union,” tightening poll numbers in the presidential race, and the heated debate over Bain Capital. Candy talks exclusively with Former Republican Presidential Candidate Rudy Giuliani, and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

On Memorial Day we remember those who have died in service to our country by taking an account of how we care for our veterans. Last year, we explored the challenges facing veterans. A year later we check back with our guests to measure progress:

General Peter Chiarelli (ret.), Fmr. vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army on treating PTSD and brain injuries in veterans.

Senator Patty Murray, chairwoman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, on the V.A.’s struggle to break the backlog of disability claims.

Tim Tetz, Legislative Director of the American Legion, and Paul Rieckhoff, Founder and Executive Director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on the challenges our nation’s veterans have in finding a job in a struggling economy.

May 25th, 2012
02:31 PM ET

More vets die of suicide than in combat

Former Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli (ret.) on the effect of a high suicide rate in the military.

See the full interview Sunday at 9 a.m.


Filed under: Peter Chiarelli
Serving Those Who Serve: A Memorial Day Report Card
May 24th, 2012
08:32 PM ET

Serving Those Who Serve: A Memorial Day Report Card

State of the Union's sneak peek at this week's Memorial Day special.

This Memorial Day weekend, a time to honor those who have given their life in service to their country, State of the Union explores how this country cares for its warriors lucky enough to come home alive.

FULL POST

May 29th, 2011
09:53 AM ET

Helping struggling veterans

The Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army says the armed services needs to "reach out" and help struggling veterans.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Iraq • Middle East • Newsmakers • Peter Chiarelli • State of the Union
May 27th, 2011
05:31 PM ET

Getting To Know Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army General Peter Chiarelli

In this week's "Getting To Know" we learn about how the U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff was once mistaken for a waiter by a W.H. senior aide.


Filed under: Getting to Know • Peter Chiarelli

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