Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and the other numerous conflicts and training episodes around the globe, are returning to the U.S. workforce in growing numbers ... and with growing numbers of physical and behavioral impairments. It's a surge of issues that's likely to overcome employers unless they prepare now.
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In the first of a three-part series, our workers' comp columnist Peter Rousmaniere explores the health, wellness and compensation burdens of America's returning military veterans.
The second part of our three-part series details the gap between the U.S. government's obligation to care for troops and the medical care actually extended to them after wounded soldiers return from war.