JBLM leaders discuss Army's new direction with PTSD evaluations

By Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord, 5th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentAugust 2, 2012

Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
1 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Dallas Homas, commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
2 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Dallas Homas, commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
3 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
4 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Dallas Homas, commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
5 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Dallas Homas, commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
6 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown (center), commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
7 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown (center), commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Dallas Homas (far right), commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
8 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Dallas Homas (far right), commander of Madigan Army Healthcare System at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
9 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
10 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
11 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Gen. Richard Thomas, commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
A reporter asks a question to Major Gen. Richard Thomas (center), commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
12 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A reporter asks a question to Major Gen. Richard Thomas (center), commander of Western Regional Medical Command, headquartered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System on JBLM to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown (center), commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system.
13 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Gen. Robert Brown (center), commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., speaks to members of the local media Aug. 2 during a press conference at Madigan Army Healthcare System to address the Army's recent decision to discontinue the use of forensic psychiatry as part of its disability evaluation system. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL