• Former Sailor Experiences a Different Kind of TBI
      Posted by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on May 9, 2016
    Jasmine Twine was stationed in Newport News, Virginia, when she started to notice that some things were off.“The shipyard had a lot of fumes, so when I started to have vision problems and headaches I thought it was due to that,” she said. 
  • A Veteran With TBI Thrives on Support From His Kids
      Posted by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on May 2, 2016
    A strong support network can make an enormous difference in the lives of service members and veterans managing the effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). For former Marine Calvin Smith, that support system is his wife and their five children. They help him remember to finish tasks and take medication, while standing proudly by his side every day.
  • TBI Champion: Open Up to Your Kids about Brain Injury
      Posted by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on April 18, 2016
    Air Force veteran John Sharpe sustained a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 1990, when he fell asleep behind the wheel of his truck and ran into a tree. He was in a coma for more than 40 days.

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