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What problems do soldiers from afghanistan return with?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Soldier issues

Our recent veterans are seeking care at va more than ever before.
Va data show that from 2002 to 2009, 1 million troops left active duty in iraq or afghanistan and became eligible for va care. Of those troops, 46% came in for va services. Of those veterans who used va care, 48% were diagnosed with a mental health problem.

In brief: Soldier issues

Our recent veterans are seeking care at va more than ever before.
Va data show that from 2002 to 2009, 1 million troops left active duty in iraq or afghanistan and became eligible for va care. Of those troops, 46% came in for va services. Of those veterans who used va care, 48% were diagnosed with a mental health problem.
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