That explains the precipitous drop – from 50,508 to 21,649 – for the number of troops wounded in
The VA says that it no longer considers injuries from accidents and mental and physical illnesses that developed in a war zone to be wounds, while injuries inflicted by the enemy are.About 1.4 million troops have served in
So you flip out because of the stresses of combat and . . . sorry, Charlie, you're not wounded.
Funny how those non-hostile injuries have a way of being serious.
Of the more than 3,000 deaths thatMore here.
troops have suffered in U.S. , 600 are considered non-hostile. Iraq