The enemy at home: Veterans addicted and dying from VA pain pills

Whistleblowers say military doctors and VA have overprescribed powerful narcotics for more than a decade.

An Eyewitness News investigation shows thousands of US soldiers, airmen, sailors and Marines survived the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan only to be ambushed back home by an unexpected enemy. Military records and independent studies obtained by 13 Investigates show many returning veterans received staggering amounts of powerful narcotics to treat their physical and emotional wounds. Veterans and military insiders are now coming forward to expose the Department of Veterans Affairs’ flawed and dangerous pain management program. They insist that program accidentally killed returning servicemen and destroyed thousands of lives.  Read Full Article Here: