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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Live from Capitol Hill: Senate Listens to Testimony on TBI

This morning, the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs listened to testimony on traumatic brain injury and the effects on today's service members.

The committee heard testimony for experts on the invisible wounds of war from top research institutions, alongside Karen Bohlinger, the mother of TBI sufferer, and Jonathan Barr, a Marine who was medically retired for TBI in 2009.

To view video from the hearing, a list of this morning's witnesses and prepared remarks, Click Here.

AMVETS has paid close attention to the invisible wounds of war, like TBI, and continues to advocate for improved screening and treatment for today's wounded veterans.

American Veteran will follow developments on this issue closely. Check back regularly for updates.

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