Pentagon: 34 US Troops Had Brain Injuries from Iran’s Strike

The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in an Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base.

  • Published 24 January 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month’s Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties. Seventeen of the 34 are still under medical observation, according to Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman. President Donald Trump had initially said he was told that no troops had been injured in the… Read at AP News