“The VFW expects an apology from the president to our servicemen and women for his misguided remarks. And, we ask that he and the White House join with us in our efforts to educate Americans of the dangers TBI has,” read the statement by Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William “Doc” Schmitz.

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William “Doc” Schmitz.

VFW – An AFP file picture taken on January 13, 2020, shows US soldiers clearing rubble at Ain al-Asaad military airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, an American organization advocating for military veterans, has called on President Donald Trump to apologize for downplaying brain injuries that were inflicted on the country’s soldiers during Iran’s retaliatory strikes at a US base in Iraq.

“TBI is a serious injury and one that cannot be taken lightly. TBI is known to cause depression, memory loss, severe headaches, dizziness and fatigue — all injuries that come with both short- and long-term effects,” VFW said in a statement.

Report: Damage from Iran strikes 'much greater' than US admits
Report: Damage from Iran strikes ‘much greater’ than the US admits

Over 30 US service members have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after Iran attacked the Ain al-Assad airbase in response to the assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani.

IRGC targets US airbases in Iraq in response to assassination of General Soleimani
IRGC targets US airbases in Iraq in response to the assassination of General Soleimani – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has targeted US airbases in Iraq.

The Pentagon made the announcement on Friday over three weeks after the January 8 attack.

Nine service members are reportedly being treated in Germany while some have already been sent home for additional treatment.

Tensions have been rising between the US president and former commanders as well as active duty senior officers in the wake of General Soleimani’s assassination following his order.


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6 COMMENTS

  1. maybe this isn’t the place for it, but I wonder why the u.s. gov’t, controlled by an illegal int’l banking cartel, ordered the u.s. military to take this guy in Iran out?

    I would think that the guy must have had intentions of doing good things for good people.

    A bit like M. Khadafi.

    Nothing the bankers hate more than do-gooders defending all of humanity against the psychopaths that seem to always get the last word in our society full of proudly ignorant doofuses for the most part only seeking to pull the sheets on to themselves and never wondering why the sheets are always too damn small.

  2. A Brain ( Which Donald Trump Doesn’t Have ) is the most complex part of the Body in Which there are Barely ANY Repairs and The Brain is Still very much undiscovered and Not completely understood even by the Modern Sciences ………. I rest My Case with these hard facts ……….

  3. Lets not mention the USS Liberty, the most decorated ship in the US Navy, McCains father covering up israels crime, really is true, zionists do run the us Govt, shish.

  4. Everywhere I look, Trump is losing support, 18-29 year olds, women, and now veterans and active duty personnel. If he’s still in office by November, I think he gets beat, as long as there’s no acrimony from the democrat primary selection. The country is just tired of Trump and his buffoonery; it’s palpable.

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