Nearly 1.9 million U.S. troops have been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since October 2001. Many service members and veterans face serious challenges in readjusting to normal life after returning home. This initial book presents findings on the most critical challenges, and lays out the blueprint for the second phase of the study to determine how best to meet the needs of returning troops and their families.
Institute of Medicine. 2010. Returning Home from Iraq and Afghanistan: Preliminary Assessment of Readjustment Needs of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/12812.
|2 OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM: DEMOGRAPHICS AND IMPACT||17-38|
|3 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS FROM PREVIOUS CONFLICTS||39-60|
|4 PRELIMINARY FINDINGS||61-116|
|5 THE CURRENT RESPONSE||117-154|
|6 FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND PHASE 2||155-164|
|APPENDIX A: LEGISLATION||165-168|
|APPENDIX B: TOWN HALL MEETINGS||169-174|
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