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Dan Olmsted

Dan Olmsted is a senior editor at UPI. Previously, he worked at Gannett and was an original staff member at USA TODAY.

He also worked at the Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., and the Danville, Ill., Commercial-News. Along with Mark Benjamin, Olmsted won a best internet reporting award from the National Mental Health Association in 2005 for coverage of Lariam and the military.



Before Walter Reed, there were Fort Stewart and Fort Knox and...
SHOWCASE | March 05, 2007
In 2003 and 2004, UPI uncovered and reported abusive treatment by the Army of sick and wounded soldiers in Georgia and Kentucky and highly questionable handling of a widow in Colorado whose Green Beret husband killed himself in front of her. Seeking comment from the Army at the time, a UPI reporter and editor got stiff-armed instead.

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