The impacts of military deployment
March 5, 2015
A recent post on the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog looked at the long-term effects of military deployment on veterans' health, citing meta-analyses from the journal Epidemiological Reviews, finding,
Even though Operation Enduring Freedom – the war to combat terrorism in Afghanistan and across the globe – has officially ended, there are still about 15,000 U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. All U.S. service members who have served abroad will likely feel the effects of their deployment for decades.
In dealing with the aftermath of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, there are many reasons to believe the worst is yet to come.
The impacts of military deployment - Evidence-Based Living