A U.S. Airman searches for salvageable items in the debris caused by recent missile attacks at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Jan. 12, 2020. The on-site crew provides services including flight line protection and hazardous material cleanup. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Derek Mustard)

Pentagon Now Reports 109 Troops Suffered Brain Injuries in Iranian Missile Strike

An additional 45 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries stemming from the Iranian missile attack Jan. 8 on al Asad Air Base in Iraq, the Pentagon announced.

As of Monday, 109 U.S. troops have been diagnosed with mild cases of TBI.

The Pentagon said 76 service members have returned to duty, 75 of whom were treated in Iraq. One was transported to Germany but also has returned to duty in Iraq.

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