A soldier from San Antonio was killed in Afghanistan, yesterday. SSG Bowen died from wounds suffered in an IED (improvised explosive device, aka "roadside bomb") explosion. I think we should all devote a moment of silence to those killed serving you and I.
The Growing Effect of TBI
By Thomas J. Crane on
Posted in General
We don’t understand it. But, so many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans get it: traumatic brain injury. LTC Rivas got it and apparently died from it. We get it stateside, too, but TBI has become a singular feature of the current war. The IED’s (improvised explosive devices or "roadside bombs") are unique to this war. When…