The nearly two million American military men and women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan put themselves in harm’s way daily in order to serve their country. Nearly 7,000 have died in those wars. Another 52,000 have been wounded in action. But for many, another battle begins when they get home — what the journalist David Finkel has called “the after-war.”
These are veterans and active servicemembers struggling with various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
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