TV News LIES

Monday, May 16th

Last update08:27:28 PM GMT

You are here News Military True Cost of War -- Staggering Number of Wounded Vets

True Cost of War -- Staggering Number of Wounded Vets

E-mail Print PDF

About 15 soldiers are wounded for every fatality, compared with 2.6 per death in Vietnam and 2.8 in Korea.

But with those saved soldiers comes a financial price — one veterans groups and others claim the government is unwilling to pay.

Those critics also say that the tens of thousands of soldiers wounded in Iraq are part of a political numbers game, one they say undermines the system meant to care for them.

The most frequently cited figure is the 29,320 soldiers wounded in action in Iraq as of Thursday. But there have been 31,325 others treated for non-combat injuries and illness as of March 1. (2008)

More... 


Most Recent Related Stories...


Coast Guard admiral approved to be first woman to lead a military service

Coast Guard Admial Linda Fagan President Joe Biden’s pick to be the next Coast Guard commandant, Adm. Linda Fagan, was confirmed...

Abusive Sexual Contact Charge In First-ever Air Force General Military Trial

AF Major General Cooley convicted of sexual chargesAn Air Force major general in Ohio has been convicted by a military judge of one...

Crews search Rio Grande for Texas soldier who jumped in to help migrants

US soldier sougjt in attempt to save migrants Search crews combed the Rio Grande for a third day Sunday looking for signs of a...

3 USS George Washington sailors die days apart

USS George Wasahington The US Navy acknowledged the death of three USS George Washington sailors last week, though it’s...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!