Nearly 1.3 million U.S. military men and women have returned from duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, and like veterans of previous wars, they may face mental health issues as a result.

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is concerned that the military is not sufficiently prepared. The senator points to alarming comments by the VA's undersecretary for health policy coordination, Dr. Frances Murphy. - (Full Article)

- Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial Board - May 29, 2006