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Fort Lee to get four substance abuse counselors

FORT LEE, VA (WWBT) - An update on a story we first told you about last week — Fort Lee will see some of the new substance abuse counselor positions the army has announced.

Officials tell us the base will hire four more counselors, giving it a total of 13.

This is part of the army's effort to combat an alarming statistic — around the country, in the last five years alone, the number of troops abusing alcohol has almost doubled.

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