Army secretary visiting Lewis-McChord

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Army Secretary John McHugh is visiting Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Monday to review soldier behavioral health evaluations.

The Army is completing a comprehensive review of behavioral health diagnoses as it deals with the issue of soldier suicides.

McHugh also is visiting units based at Lewis-McChord on Monday and Tuesday.

Another Pentagon official visits the Puget Sound area on Wednesday when Navy Secretary Ray Mabus stops at Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton to talk with sailors and civilians about issues affecting the Navy.

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