Number of vets from two Gulf Wars and Afghanistan treated at VA top 1 million

Republican wars. This from Veterans for Common Sense:

According to VA documents obtained exclusively by Veterans for Common Sense under the Freedom of Information Act, VA has treated one million new veteran patients who deployed to the Gulf War - the period of war that began August 2, 1990 and continues through the present in Iraq and Afghanistan.
297,000 deployed Gulf War veteran patients, 1990 - 1991
108,000 deployed Gulf War veteran patients, 1992 - 2002
594,000 deployed Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran patients, 2001 - present

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  • thank you for sharing this data. we are still waiting for a single reporter to cover the fact there are 1,000,000 veteran patients treated at VA hospitals after going to the 20-year war.

    Posted by Paul Sullivan, 11/04/2010 8:43am (8 years ago)

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