Operation Enduring Freedom was the official name for the War in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2021. While most of the fighting occurred in the earliest years of the War, Veterans suffered severe injuries throughout theRead Full Article
If you suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in service, the VA may grant you compensation entitlement based on cognitive, emotional/behavioral, and physical loss of functioning. For its most basic ratings criteria, the VA willRead Full Article
A June 16, 2014, LA Times article indicates that the invisible wave of concussive force that radiates out from a bomb's blast can be as damaging as an actual blow to the head. According to theRead Full Article
The New York Times printed an opinion article by Dillon Carroll May 21, 2014, with a historic illustration of what combat did to a veteran of the Civil War, especially in regard to the EvidenceRead Full Article
The following veteran statistics are from a major study done by the RAND Corporation, a study by the Congressional Research Service, the Veterans Administration, and the U.S. Surgeon General. PTSD statistics are a moving target thatRead Full Article
In an August 8, 2008, article entitled, "War Veterans' Concussions Are Often Overlooked", The New York Times reported the following: Former Staff Sgt. Kevin Owsley is not quite sure what rattled his brain in 2004: the roadsideRead Full Article
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