14 more U.S. troops diagnosed with brain injuries

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Pena rising number of US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries after around January eighth attack on a US base in Iraq WTOP is national security correspondent JJ green has the very latest the new number sixty four fourteen more than they were on Wednesday today the Pentagon announced they were fifty cases an increase of sixteen from the week before so the thirty new cases this week many of them have returned to duty but many questions are circulating about how the injuries took place sources tell WTOP those injured were in close proximity to a ballistic missile explosion the Pentagon's continuing to look into the situation which may take awhile and joint chiefs chairman general mark Millie says we'll continue to monitor them the rest of their lives and provide whatever treatment is

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