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Important Impact/Follow-Up Report on RAND's Groundbreaking "Invisible Wounds of War"

Publication date: 
09/02/2016

Exposure to traumatic stress has always been a part of combat. In Iraq and Afghanistan, however, advances in combat medicine and body armor meant that the lives of wounded soldiers that would likely have been lost in previous conflicts were instead being saved—though with significant physical, emotional, and cognitive impairments. In 2007, concerns about PTSD and TBI were sparking media attention and additional health assessments of service members.

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RAND Studies and Information on the Guard and Reserves

Publication date: 
09/02/2016

Members of a country's military reserves pursue full-time civilian careers and are not on active duty, though they may be called upon at times of emergency. RAND provides military and political decisionmakers with objective research and recommendations on how to attract, train, and maintain an effective military reserve force.

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Veterans Data Project

Publication date: 
02/17/2016

Data, Data, Data! Funded by the  CA Community Foundation's Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund, Center for a New American Security's Veterans Data Project offers an interactive platform by which the user can customize data about veterans in communities across the American landscape. Give it a try!

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