ProPublica reports on a profound and systematic failure within the US Military to maintain combat records. Failures which may put our soldiers at risk and deny benefits to combat veterans.
ProPublica (which is awesome investigative journalism! Send them money! Unless you don’t have money, in which case don’t!) has been running a series called Brain Wars: How The Military Is Failing Its Wounded. Traumatic brain injuries are the “signature injury” of soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan: roadside bombs release shockwaves that ripple through soldiers’ [...]