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. Title: the wounded platoon (18 may 2010) 83 /10 want to share imdb's rating on your own site use the html below. In the wounded platoon, frontline 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 everybody was on ambien, everybody. They follow soldiers from one platoon of the 1st bn 506th infantry out of ft carson, colorado that had recently returned from combat in iraq the officer asks the men if they have any problems and if they feel they need to get psychological counseling.
In the wounded platoon, frontline investigates a single fort carson platoon of infantrymen -- the 3rd platoon, charlie company, 1st battalion, 506th infantry -- and finds, after a long journey, a group of young men changed by war and battling a range of psychiatric disorders that many blame for their violent and self-destructive behavior. They follow soldiers from one platoon of the 1st bn 506th infantry out of ft carson, colorado that had recently returned from combat in iraq the officer asks the men if they have any problems and if they feel they need to get psychological counseling none of the men volunteer.
The first of these comes from the wounded platoon (wednesday, bbc two), and the second from surviving haiti (also wednesday, bbc two) 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.
“the wounded platoon,” the final installment of this season of “frontline” on pbs, synthesizes a lot of information about post-traumatic stress disorder and the army’s policies on mental health while introducing us to members of a unit — third platoon, charlie company of the first battalion, 506th infantry, based at fort carson, near colorado springs — who have had a particularly hard time adjusting to life after iraq. 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 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. 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.
|a the wounded platoon |h [videorecording] / |c written and directed by dan edge produced by dan edge and christopher buchanan reported by christopher buchanan, dan edge, l christopher smith edited by alex archer a frontline co-production with mongoose pictures in association with the bbc. Third platoon, charlie company what happened to them in iraq, and what happened when they came home.
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. While the platoon is extracting via helicopter, they glimpse elias, mortally wounded, emerging from the treeline and being chased by a group of north vietnamese soldiers, who kill him taylor realises that barnes was responsible. “the wounded platoon” pictures a combination of circumstances hitting american soldiers: increasingly unstable recruits, the terror of urban guerrilla warfare, a military without enough funds, a reliance on medications that may feed post-combat drug and alcohol addictions.
Frontline investigates the violence, depression, and stress exhibited by a platoon of iraq war veterans whose members who have committed murder, assault, and suicide.