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It wasn’t until Capt. Lance Royce was screened for his next deployment that it was determined he suffered a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury during his deployment to Iraq. Since being diagnosed, Capt. Royce completed Officer Candidate School and …
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Warren Moon, an NFL hall of famer, talks with 7th Infantry Division soldiers about his experiences with traumatic brain injury at Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, Wash., Nov. 20, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Naylor

Soldiers from 7th Infantry Division and former players shared their experiences with TBI during a round-table discussion
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Jagged debris lacerates the Marine’s face and hands as he dives behind the jeep seeking cover from an improvised explosive device blast 50 meters away.  He’s not sure how long it is before the unit corpsman reaches him and finds …
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In recognition of National Mental Health Month, take a look at what VA Research is doing for a special population of Veterans with both traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder. For more information, go to www.research.va.gov

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Story by Lisa Daniel, American Forces Press Service Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps medical specialists and civilian experts are working closely with one another to develop the best traumatic brain injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment practices. “(The Defense …
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