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After years VA now considering PTSD as factor in discharges

By David O’Reilly:  Thanks to a federal lawsuit brought last year on behalf of five Connecticut veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in September 2014, ordered all discharge review boards to give “liberal consideration” to applicants with claims of combat-related PTSD.  Last week, Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Services -->