A new independent report by the RAND Corporation says one in five veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression. The report looks at the health care costs today and the need to overhaul the system to meet the needs of returning veterans. Our panel looks at the problem and the challenges ahead.


  • Terri Tanielian Study co-director, senior research analyst, co-director, Center for Military Health Policy Research at the RAND Corporation
  • Dr. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie M.D., director, Proponency of Behavioral Health, U.S. Army Medical Command
  • Paul Rieckhoff Executive director and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, and author of "Chasing Ghosts"

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