May 11, 2011 It takes, on average, more than four years for veterans to get a disability claim processed by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Each day, an average of 18 veterans commit suicide.
U.S soldiers inspect a vehicle after it was hit by an explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday. Roadside bombs have been a significant source of hearing impairment for Americans serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.
December 21, 2010 Tinnitus is the most common service-related disability among veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. At least 630,000 veterans are suffering from this hearing disorder.
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