Warrior Transistion Batallion

7:15am

Fri March 2, 2012
Regional Coverage

Fort Drum Unit given poor review by Dept. of Defense's Inspector General

A unit at Fort Drum charged with helping wounded soldiers transition to civilian life was given a scathing review in a report by the Department of Defense Inspector General's Office. According to the report, the Warrior Transition Battalion was seen as a “dumping ground” rather than a place to help soldiers heal. Medical recommendations were ignored, and morale was low, with some soldiers saying they'd rather be in jail or being “shot at in Iraq” than in the battalion. 

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