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July 31, 2009

CREW Sues Army for Failure to Comply With REquest for Records of Guidance Discouraging PTSD Diagnosis

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CREW Sues Dept of Army for Refusing to Disclose Records of Guidance Discouraging PTSD Diagnosis

WASHINGTON – July 31 – Today, CREW filed a lawsuit against the Army, CREW v. Dep’t of the Army, challenging the Army’s failure to produce records in response to CREW’s FOIA request seeking documentation of Army guidance that discourages diagnoses of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Veterans Affairs has issued similar guidance that CREW also is seeking to document through a FOIA request that is also the subject of pending litigation.

Read CREW’s complaint and FOIA request in the Related Documents section on the right.

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Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting ethics and accountability in government and public life by targeting government officials — regardless of party affiliation — who sacrifice the common good to special interests. CREW advances its mission using a combination of research, litigation and media outreach.

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