Military personnel may be endangering their brains when they operate certain shoulder-fired weapons, according to an Army-commissioned report released recently. These bazooka-like weapons pose a hazard because they are powered by an explosion just inches from the operator’s head… Please click the link below to access the full article.
From 2007 to 2015, nationwide, the VA performed thousands of TBI examinations with examiners lacking proper qualifications. As Louisiana Veterans know, in the years following Hurricane Katrina, VA regional offices and medical centers in metro New Orleans lacked infrastructure, paper files, computer systems, civil servants and medical staff. Continue reading “Katrina Still Affects LA Veterans’ TBI Claims”
Traumatic Brain Injury is an injury to the brain from external force, and it is a common condition among Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. 65% of blast-exposed patients from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom have been diagnosed with a brain injury. Continue reading “TBI: What Recently Discharged Veterans Need to Know”