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Standing on Guard

Recently Canada's military ombudsman spoke out about the poor treatment he says ex-military personel are receiving at the hands of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Pat Stogran's term has not been renewed by the federal government, but last month defence minister Peter MacKay announced an additional 2 billion dollars for veterans and their families.

The problem is, many say it's the system itself that's broken, a bureacracy that forces people to keep fighting after they come back from the war zones.

The CBC's Bob Murphy prepared this look at one soldier's life.

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