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SHOTLIST:AP Television - AP Clients Only Essex, Vermont - May 12, 20141. Mid of Amy Miner and her attorney seated and talking2. AP Photos of Kryn Miner in combat gear and with family by the water3. AP Photo of Kyrn Miner in combat fatigues4. Wide of sign of Essex, Vermont and traffic5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)6. AP Graphic "April 26, 2014" 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)8.SOUNDBITE (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)9. Wide of Amy Miner and attorney 10. Wide of U.S. Capitol11. Wide of White House12. SOUNDBITE (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:AMY MINER REMEMBERS HER HUSBAND -- KRYN --- AS A GOOD SOLDIER AND A GOOD FAMILY MAN.THE CAREER SOLDIER -- WHO ALSO SERVED IN THE NATIONAL GUARD -- DEPLOYED OVERSEAS REPEATEDLY -- AND SUFFERED A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY -- AS WELL AS PTSD.HE TRIED TO COMMIT SUICIDE LAST SEPTEMBER.SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow"He just started to just feel lost, and confused on what he should be doing. Always felt like, when he was home, he needed to be overseas."LAST MONTH HE ASSAULTED HIS WIFE AND THREATENED TO KILL HIS FAMILY.PROSECUTORS SAY DURING THAT ASSAULT -- HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY HIS SON -- WHO CAME TO HIS MOTHER'S AIDE -- NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED.MINER HAD BEEN GETTING THERAPY AT THE VA, BUT AMY SAYS THERE WERE SERIOUS GAPS IN THE CARE.It's either, they're going to stick you in a room, inpatient, and we'll deal with you, or we'll see you when we can see you, and if that's once every two weeks, or once a month, then that's what we're gonna do. I don't know what the right answer is for what kind of care is needed for them, but you know, you look to the professionals, and what they were offering, the VA system, it's not it, it's not it, it's not doing it."AP SPOKE WITH HER ON A DAY SHE WAS MEETING WITH HER ATTORNEY. SHE ALSO HAS A WORD FOR THE COUNTRY'S POLTICAL LEADERS.if we can't take care of our veterans, we shouldn't be sending them off to war. It just doesn't make sense, because they're coming back and this is the result. And it's happening more and more."SHE SAYS -- "EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED -- THAT'S NOT WHO HE WAS."NED BARKER....ASSOCIATED PRESS.