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 Columbus Freeman of Arkansas, who served 17 years in the National Guard, underwent two amputations on his left leg—first below the knee, and then above—as the result of vascular blockages. A new VA-DoD study is looking at the long-term outcomes of Veterans who suffered severe vascular injuries but did not have their limb amputated.

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Military sexual trauma tied to homelessness

Military sexual trauma tied to homelessness

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Researchers with VA and the University of Utah found that rates of homelessness were more than doubled among Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans who had screened positive for military sexual trauma. Read more in Military Times.

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