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McHugh: someone denied soldiers benefits help

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North Country Congressman John McHugh wants to know who tried to prevent Fort Drum soldiers from getting help with their disability benefits. National Public Radio broke the story Tuesday. The story said instructors from the Department of Veterans Affairs - the VA - used to help soldiers at Fort Drum summarize their disabilities so they could get better benefits. But reporter Ari Shapiro found that help was now being denied. In a press release, the Army disputed NPR's story. It said it didn't tell the VA to stop helping soldiers. Congressman McHugh says he trying to find out who did. David Sommerstein reports.

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