The director of the Pentagon office overseeing the treatment of troops suffering from brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder is himself under investigation. Army Colonel Robert Saum is alleged to have made unwanted sexual advances, creating a hostile work environment, the Associated Press reports. The inquiry into Saum comes just months after his predecessor abruptly resigned. Lawmakers had criticized the office for not moving quickly enough to improve care for troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with brain injuries and psychological trauma.
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