Paul Scharre: Army data finds concussions in soldiers after live ammo training
May 22, 2018 10:13 am
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Training with live ammunition in what amounts to shoulder-mounted cannons is causing concussions and other brain injuries to Army soldiers. That is according to the service’s own data. The Center for a New American Security delved into the findings. Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of technology and national security programs at C-NAS, joined Federal Drive with Tom Teminfor more.
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