Pentagon reports 34 troops suffered traumatic brain injury in Iranian attack

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Pentagon reports 34 troops suffered traumatic brain injury in Iranian attack. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a severe TBI may lead to death or result in an extended period of coma or amnesia.
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“I heard that they had headaches, and a couple of other things, but I would say, and I can report, it’s not very serious.”
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  1. “After two decades of conflict overseas, it is estimated that more than 93% of Combat Veterans have experienced artillery, rocket, or mortar attacks, making traumatic brain injury (TBI) the second most common injury sustained in the military. Although more than 2 million people are diagnosed with a TBI each year, there are still many misconceptions surrounding brain injury. Dr. Ron Hirschberg sits down with world-renowned traumatic brain injury expert Dr. Ross Zafonte, Home Base Executive Director Brigadier General (USA ret.) Jack Hammond, and Home Base Chief Operating Officer Michael Allard to unlock seven truths behind military traumatic brain injury.”-Home Base Podcast, Jan. 28, 2020

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  2. 1/29/20: The Pentagon said Tuesday that 50 American service members suffered brain injuries in an Iranian missile attack on Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Jan. 8.

    Thirty-one of the soldiers returned to duty after being treated in Iraq. Eighteen were transported to Germany for further evaluation.

    Immediately after the attack, President Trump said no Americans were injured, and as recently as last week he dismissed the injuries as “not very serious.” “I heard they had headaches,” he said.

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