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. Tonight's frontline documentary, the wounded platoon, is an examination of a troubled iraq war platoon from colorado. The wounded warrior regiment (wwr) is the official command charged by the commandant of the united states marine corps to provide leadership and facilitate the integration of non-medical and medical care to combat and non-combat wounded, ill, and injured (wii) marines, sailors attached to marine units, and their family members in order to. 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.
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. 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. 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. Frontline investigates a cluster of murders, violent crimes, mental health disorders and drug abuse among a platoon of soldiers returning from iraq frontline season finale the wounded platoon.
Frontline investigates the violence, depression, and stress exhibited by a platoon of iraq war veterans whose members who have committed murder, assault, and suicide. Army maj dj skelton was grievously wounded in iraq, yet managed to return to active duty and command a platoon in afghanistan he taught the pentagon the continuing worth of wounded troops. Pvt lerner (wia): wounded while walking point (the front of the line while the platoon was patrolling the forest), seen stretchered after church battle platoon translator there is a lot of speculation whether he lives or dies, confused even more by the fact depp mentions lerner dies in a documentary about this movie.
Wounded platoon is the story of the us army's 3rd platoon, charlie company, 1st battalion, 506th infantry - what they did in iraq, and what they did when they came home. When combat begins and casualties occur, the platoon first must provide initial care to those wounded in action (wia) 6-50 effective casualty evacuation provides a major increase in the morale of a unit. 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. Third platoon, charlie company what happened to them in iraq, and what happened when they came home.
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. 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. 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.
Under heavy enemy fire and with total disregard for his personal safety, chief petty officer mcfaul moved forward into the kill zone and began carrying a seriously wounded platoon member to safety as he was nearing the safety of his own force's perimeter, he was mortally wounded by enemy fire. 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 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. The wounded platoon this award-winning documentary provides an unprecedented view of the sweeping effects and tragedy that can follow severe trauma it i s a story of how catastrophic events can happen in an instant and last a lifetime.
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. The wounded platoon explores heroism, grief, combat, drugs, alcohol and brutal murder, and paints a shocking portrait of what multiple tours and post-traumatic stress are doing to a generation of american soldiers. 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.