My father told me a story about the time he drove by a crowded movie theater in 1980, past a long line of people waiting to see Empire Strikes Back, stuck his head out the window and yelled: “Vader is Luke’s father!”
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a wound in which an external force, such as a nearby explosion, causes the brain to move within the head and be damaged. With enough force, this movement can disrupt normal brain function, leading to a loss of consciousness or a feeling of being dazed and confused.
In March of 1992, the United States and Russia signed the Open Sky Treaty which permits each nation to conduct short-notice reconnaissance flights over the others' entire territories to collect data on military forces and activities. The treaty didn’t begin in earnest until 2002.
Veterans from all eras face unique challenges when looking for a place to call home. Some are dealing with severe physical injuries; others, psychological. The best spots for veterans tend to have easy access to veteran-focused health care, a good selection of veteran-friendly employers and, most importantly, a low cost of living or at least affordable housing.