The wounded platoon - new documentary on mental casualties of war pbs documentary on the often forgotten and often hidden casualties of the wars in afghanistan and iraq on november 30, 2007, 24-year-old kevin shields went out drinking with three army buddies from fort carson, colo, a base on the outskirts of colorado springs. Tonight's frontline documentary, the wounded platoon, is an examination of a troubled iraq war platoon from colorado. Frontline: the wounded platoon the municipality of colorado springs, colorado - an apparently charming community situated about an hour south of denver - might seem an unlikely source of mass tumult but the city in fact bears a dark connection to the iraq war of the early 21st century. The wounded platoon tells the dark tale of the men of third platoon, charlie company, 1st battalion of the 506th infantry and how the war followed them home it is a story of heroism, grief.
2010 | frontline, mongoose pictures rampant post-traumatic stress among members of a single platoon out of fort carson, colorado, is the focus of this deeply troubling documentary. The wounded platoon, reveals a military mental health system overwhelmed with soldiers suffering psychological injuries from the surge -- at fort carson the rate of ptsd diagnosis has risen 4,000 percent since 2002 -- and the widespread use of prescription psychiatric drugs both at home and in combat. The wounded platoon is a 2010 pbs episode from the television series, frontline the episode focuses on the third platoon, charlie company as these brave men discuss what happened during their.
The wounded platoon opens with the death of an american soldier he had been to iraq, but he didn't die there that soldier, specialist kevin shields, survived combat only to be killed in. Watch the wounded platoon on pbs see more from frontline on nov 30, 2007, 24-year-old kevin shields went out drinking with three army buddies from fort carson, colo, a base on the outskirts of colorado springs. Winner 2010 | frontline, mongoose pictures rampant post-traumatic stress among members of a single platoon out of fort carson, colorado, is the focus of this deeply troubling documentary. The wounded platoon looked at the dehumanising effects of war on its combatants, and also at the us military's willingness to allow unsuitable recruits to serve in their armed forces. This edition features stories on marines from battery m, 3rd battalion, 11th marine regiment working security instead of their usual role in fire support and marines from 2nd battalion, 3rd marine.
Third platoon, charlie company what happened to them in iraq, and what happened when they came home. Frontline tells the dark tale of the men of third platoon, charlie company, 1st battalion of the 506th infantry and how the war followed them home. Frontline: the wounded platoon dvd,frontline tells the dark tale of the men of third platoon, charlie company, 1st battalion of the 506th infantry and how the war followed them home. Platoon is a 1986 british-american anti-war film written and directed by oliver stone, starring tom berenger, willem dafoe, and charlie sheen it is the first film of a trilogy of vietnam war films directed by stone, followed by born on the fourth of july (1989) and heaven & earth (1993.
The wounded platoon on air and online may 18, 2010 at 9:00pm since the iraq war began, soldier arrests in the city of colorado springs, colo, have tripled. The wounded platoon kevin shields, a 24-year old army soldier, went out drinking with three army buddies on november 30, 2007, from fort carson, colorado, a base close to colorado springs a few hours later, he was dead. Frontline investigates the violence, depression, and stress exhibited by a platoon of iraq war veterans whose members who have committed murder, assault, and suicide. One of the earliest troops to go to iraq in this recent war killed many and saw lots of their peers die when they returned to the us, there was much suicide, homicide, drug addiction, inter alia amongst them.
In the movie the wounded platoon, frontline investigate a single fort carson platoon of infantrymen, the 3rd platoon, charlie company 1st battalion, 506th infantry, and finds that after a long period time away from home, serving their country, a group of young men changed by the war in iraq and suffering from a range of psychiatric. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable) packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.
Frontline the wounded platoon (tv episode 2010) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The wounded platoon season 28 episode 12 | 1h 25m 47s how a platoon of soldiers, changed by war is battling mental health disorders that many blame for their violent, self-destructive behavior. A platoon is battling mental health issues and violent, anti-social behavior. In the wounded platoon, airing tuesday, may 18, 2010, from 9 to 10:30 pm et (check local listings), frontline investigates a single fort carson platoon of infantrymen—the 3rd platoon, charlie.