Bases brace for surge in stress-related disorders (AP)

Gen. Peter Chirarelli, vice chief of staff for the Army, accompanied by occupational therapist Eileen Hayes, tests out a driving simulator used for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients to test their reaction skills, Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, at Fort Campbell, Ky. Chirarelli  toured the Warrior Transition Unit, as well as medical and rehab facilities for soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)AP – Some 15,000 soldiers are heading home to this sprawling base after spending more than a year at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and military health officials are bracing for a surge in brain injuries and psychological problems among those troops.

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