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34 Troops Have Brain Injuries From Iranian Missile Strike, Pentagon Says

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Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said that eight of the affected service members returned to the United States from an American military hospital in Germany.
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Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran's missile strike

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The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.
Seventeen of the 34 are still under medical observation, according to Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman.
President Donald Trump had initially said he was told that no troops had been injured in the Jan. 8 strike. The military said symptoms were not immediately reported after the strike and in some cases became known days later.
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34 U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

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Thirty-four U.S. service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq earlier this month, Pentagon spokesman Jonathon Hoffman said Friday.
Earlier this week President Donald Trump said he does not consider potential brain injuries to be as serious as physical combat wounds, downplaying the severity of the injuries suffered in Iraq.
During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump was asked to explain the discrepancy between his previous comments that no U.S. service member was harmed in the January 8 Iranian...
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34 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

34 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

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34 U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike on base in Iraq

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Thirty-four U.S. service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the Iranian missile strike on a base in Iraq on January 8, the Pentagon said Friday. Earlier this week, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Trump downplayed the reported...
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34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries after Iran strike

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Trump initially said no troops were injured after January 8 air attacks on two Iraqi bases housing US troops.
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Iran's retaliatory attack causes 34 traumatic brain injuries to US troops, Department of Defense says

Iran's retaliatory attack causes 34 traumatic brain injuries to US troops, Department of Defense says

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The number of soldiers injured during attacks against the U.S. in Iraq this month has increased.
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34 US troops suffered brain injury in Iran's revenge strike for Soleimani's killing - Pentagon

34 US troops suffered brain injury in Iran's revenge strike for Soleimani's killing - Pentagon

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Some 34 US troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following the Iranian strikes on two US bases earlier this month, the Pentagon has said, despite the administration's prior claims the injuries were “not serious.”
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