A member of the Marine Special Operations Command fires a Carl Gustav Recoilless rifle system on a range during training in Washer district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 16, 2013.
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DoD Canceled Brain Injury Research Because It Didn’t Like The Results
An Army vet explains why DoD’s decision to shelve a program that placed blast gauges on combat troops in Afghanistan is a big mistake.
Morgan Luttrell coaches a group of people through pushups for the Boots Campaign,  a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans.
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Marcus Luttrell Has A Twin Brother And He’s A Neuroscientist
And he was a Navy SEAL who deployed nine times to Iraq and Afghanistan over 10 years.
U.S. Marine Lcpl. Greg Rivers, 20, of Sylvester, Ga., holds his neck while waiting to take psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2007.
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5 Things We’ve Learned About PTSD Since 9/11
New research shows post-traumatic stress treatments are advancing, and there is hope for those suffering its effects.
Munger, a psychiatric service dog, "clears" the area as Joe Aguirre enters a restaurant in Fayetteville, N.C.
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Veterans With Service Dogs Know Someone Always Has Their Back
A trainer at K9s For Warriors explains how service dogs help vets handle the effects of PTSD.
Army helps soldiers have courage to seek help
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Understanding The Brutal, Tragic Murder Of A Veterans Advocate And Friend
A friend remembers Cheryl Lynch, a staunch advocate for veterans with TBI who was killed on Mother’s Day.
1st Lt. Jay Park participates in pre-deployment cognitive testing at the Fort Campbell Army base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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What You Need To Know About TBI Treatment
An expert on traumatic brain injuries explains the recovery and treatment options.
Dr. Gregory Johnson, Tripler Concussion Clinic medical director, has a U.S. Army soldier follow his finger with his eyes during a neurologic exam March 20, 2014, at Tripler Army Medical Center located in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?
Task & Purpose spoke with an expert on traumatic brain injuries about the most common TBIs, their causes, and symptoms.
Iraqi veteran, Apache Jay Nesahkluah, Searching for Home subject, walks alone on a Kansas country road in the snow.
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New Documentary ‘Searching For Home’ Reveals Raw Courage Of Vets Across Generations
A documentary chronicling the lives of veterans from WWII to Iraq and Afghanistan shows the life-long battles some are still fighting.
Capt. Richard Boyd, 28th Medical Support Squadron staff pharmacist, processes medications at the pharmacy on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 25, 2011. Boyd ensures patient’s safety by tracking their medications and the dosage levels.
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The VA’s Attempt To Fight Opioid Dependence Leaves Pain Patients Cut Off
After the Department of Veterans Affairs scaled back its prescriptions of opioids, many patients were left to deal with their chronic pain by themselves.
TBI care offered at Tripler Army Medical Center
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10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury and its causes, symptoms, and treatment are often misunderstood and can lead to mishandling of the issues surrounding it.