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In the News Branded by War
November 6, 2009
And explore the perspectives of:
--veterans of past 20th century wars;
--experts who have studied the impact of battle on the soldier;
--the great writers and poets who wrote about war's toll on the warrior.
Last month, Defense Secretary Robert Gates discussed the mental health challenges facing U.S forces fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, citing a RAND Corp. study estimating more than 600,000 troops could have traumatic brain injuries (TBI), or PTSD.