Army Orders Probe Of Substance Abuse Clinics.

USA Today (3/15, Zoroya) reports Army Secretary John McHugh and Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, have issued a directive ordering “inspections of all 54 of the service’s substance abuse clinics” following allegations made by the USA Today that “half of out-patient treatment centers are operating at substandard levels” and soldiers are being denied services they need. The articles notes that the inspections, which are to be allowed “unfettered access to ‘Army activities, personnel, locations, organizations and documents,’” are to be concluded within 90 days.

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— “Army probes failing program following USA TODAY report,”Gregg Zoroya, USA Today , March 14, 2015.

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