Human consequences here at home

A friend of mine has been talking about an unintended consequence of the Iraq war. Thanks to new body armor, more soldiers are surviving attacks… but losing limbs. Our friend Jon is a case in point, he probably would have died without the armor but instead he only lost a (very important) limb. There are already thousands like him and more every day. My friend says our generation will have a much higher percentage of amputees than others before us.

Another consequence we we will be seeing more of is post traumatic stress disorder, and it’s going to be
ugly
.

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