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War Veterans / Brain Injuries #887551

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 09, 2008
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Atlanta and Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) A new partnership between the Army and Shepherd Center†† to deal with the victims of traumatic brain injuries {TBI} from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; Army statistics on the extent of TBI cited; details given from an Army study on the gaps in its handling of TBI. [Injury victim Spc. Eric JORDAN†, mother Carrie HESS-JORDAN†- talk about his injuries, recovery and treatment at the V.A. and Shepherd.] [Southeast Regional Medical Command commander Brig. Gen. Donald BRADSHAW - says this is the longest war.]

Reporter(s):
Mitchell, Russ;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:03:10

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