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The Source: New Documentary Explores U.S. Debt To Injured Veterans

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The concept of injured veterans as a group has only been around for 150 years, and has grown exponentially from the technological advances in life-saving battlefield medical attention.

From the Revolutionary War to Iraq and Afghanistan, a new documentary analyzes the stories of wounded warriors and the changing understanding of what is owed to our wounded. Beyond burns and amputations, the dramatic psychological scars have led to soaring suicide rates and the need for increased mental health care. 

How do we ensure our veterans get the care they need? 

Guest:

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive