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February 25, 2010

46% Returning Combat Veterans Returning Hurt

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — veteranclaims @ 5:05 pm

Full Article at: I-Team Investigates Rise In Military Drug Addiction
Lauren Reynolds
10News I-Team Reporter

SAN DIEGO — “Roadside bombs, sniper fire and IEDs in Afghanistan and Iraq are sometimes deadly. Other times they are simply devastating.

Troops that survive those attacks are coming home missing limbs or have shrapnel stuck in their bodies. The numbers of injuries are high, according to the San Diego VA hospital, which reports that 46 percent of combat veterans are coming home from war hurt.”

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