December 16, 2019

On Thanksgiving weekend, 50,000 students, faculty, and alumni filled the blue and orange rafters of Scott Stadium here in Charlottesville, Virginia, for a marquee college football matchup; a scene no different from many other large universities across the country.

Now, consider if those blue and orange rafters were filled with returning service members, at an average age of 26, with irrecoverable damage to their head, neck and extremities.

In America, 53,000 veterans have suffered significant physical injuries from explosions and gunshot wounds. Four in five of those veterans will wrestle with complex head, neck and extremity trauma for the rest of their lives.

Read more at MilitaryTimes