NPR "Shooting Ghosts" - confronting the invisible injuries of war After Marine Sgt. Thomas ("TJ") Brennan was hit by the blast from a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan in 2010, he suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him unable to recall much of his immediate past — including, at times, the name of his own daughter...
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Washington-Post Amputations and genital injuries increase sharply among soldiers in Afghanistan Article discussing the rising number of combat wounded returning from war zones with injuries to the genitals and perineum in 2012, in the height of the surge. The author specifically focuses on the drastic increase in the number of these injuries and what this has meant for both healthcare workers and mental and sexual health providers in the military, as well as for wounded warriors and their spouses.
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TED Why Veterans Miss War by Sebastian Junger War correspondent and anthropologist Sebastian Junger, who spent many months embedded with US soldiers in the Korengal valley of Afghanistan, helps us understand why veterans miss war.
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TED The Emotion Behind Invention by Dean Kamen Dean Kamen, one of, if not the key figure in prosthetic development over the last decade shares the motivation for his work.
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