Armed Forces and Veterans

Web Sites

Department of Defense

United States Army

United States Navy

United States Marine Corps

United States Air Force

United States Coast Guard

U.S. Army Medical Department
Office of the Surgeon General.

Wounded Warrior Resource Center
WWRC is a DoD web site which provides wounded service members, their families, and caregivers with information they need on military facilities, health care services, and benefits.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
DVBIC is the TBI operational component of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
Global network promoting resilience, recovery, and reintegration for psychological health and traumatic brain injury.

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs

Fischer House
Provides free or low cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

American Legion

Mothers of the Military
Support group of mothers, fathers, veterans, and family members committed to supporting & praying for troops & veterans.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Video Links

Brain Injury Prevalent in Army
CBS News Video featuring wounded Specialist Eric Jordan (USA), his mother Carrie-Hess Jordan, and Brigadier General Donald Bradshaw (USA).  March 9, 2008.

A Remarkable Recovery
CBS News Video featuring wounded soldier Lt. Brian Brennan (USA), his parents Joanne and Jim Brennan, and Gen. David Petraeus (USA) with special help from a Cherokee word.  May 7, 2009.

Fighting Spirit
ABC News Persons of the Week, Ed and Eric Edmundson, demonstrate how a a family joins forces to fight for better healthcare for injured soldiers.  June 29, 2007.

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
Video courtesy of U.S. Army.

Articles
 

Dead Men Walking: What Sort of Future Do Brain-Injured Iraq Veterans Face?
Author: Michael Mason.  Discover Magazine, March 2007.

Books

Daddy's Home
Author: Carolina Nadel

Capt. (Dr.) Erik von Rosenvinge conducts an initial assessment of his patient before a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft leaves for Baghdad. Credit: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Bob Oldham.