traumatic brain injury

(Photo by Lawrence Jackson)The SAMMIE Awards breakfast held in the Senate Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 9, 2019. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Even after troops leave Afghanistan, Iraq, resulting brain injury research continuing for VHA

The chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Dr. Ann McKee returned to Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an update.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

DoD entering a ‘paradigm shift’ in how it addresses, tracks brain injuries

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(Josie Norris/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)Army Spc. Alec Alcoser wipes away tears as he is reunited with his dog Alex at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Alcoser was a military dog handler who suffered a traumatic brain injury and his dog lost a leg after they were hit by the blast of a suicide bomber in Afghanistan Aug. 5. Currently, Alcoser is receiving care at the VA's polytrauma unit, while Alex is rehabilitating at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.  (Josie Norris/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

VA develops a new program for helping veterans recover from traumatic brain injury

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Male Veteran soldier, back to camera, saluting United States of America flag.

This is how DoD handled brain injuries after the Iran attack

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Qassim Abdul-Zahra)

As injury numbers grow from Iran attack, lawmaker wants answers on head trauma

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VA struggles with accuracy as disability claims get more complex

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U.S. to spend $100M on PTSD, brain injury research

Officials say one in six service members and vets suffer from PTSD. The research will focus on spotting symptoms, prevention and treatment.

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Navy psychiatrist to head traumatic brain injury center

The Department of Defense announced today the appointment of Navy Capt. Paul S. Hammer, as the director of the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological…

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WaPo: Still much to learn about traumatic brain injuries

Learn more in today\’s DoD Report

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