• Navy Veteran Takes Control Of Her Tbi
      Posted by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on Aug. 23, 2017
    Amanda Burrill deployed for the first time as a lieutenant with the U.S. Navy. Soon after her arrival, she unceremoniously slipped in a sewage leak and loss consciousness. Before long, symptoms arose — loss of concentration and memory — but Burrill kept working.One day, Burrill realized she couldn’t recall the brief she just wrote, and she knew something was wrong. She sought help and received a traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis.
  • Veteran Makes 3,500-Mile Paddleboard Journey A Mission
      Posted by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on Aug. 23, 2017
    Former Army Sgt. 1st Class Josh Collins, who served in special operations, knew he needed an outlet. Josh had been through the struggles of war, but his battle with his traumatic brain injury (TBI) was unlike any he ever faced before.“I was just very angry … all the time, and very frustrated,” Josh said. “It became nearly overwhelming.” Aside from the irritability, Josh dealt with memory loss, even to the point of forgetting where he was or getting lost in familiar places.
  • MILITARY SPOUSE’S DETERMINATION GETS HER HUSBAND INTO CARE
      Posted by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on Aug. 14, 2017
    It started with short-term memory loss. Next came the nighttime tremors that shook the water glass on their bedside table. By the time Megan Morseth’s husband Justin experienced his first seizure in 2013, she knew that something was seriously wrong.

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