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-- a lot about the dangers of head injuries from sports like football and lacrosse but in the military concussion is often neglected or misdiagnosed as.
In the last decade nearly 250000 military members suffered from concussions and a long term effects can be much worse than in their injuries we can actually -- Major Ben Richards described as personal experience last night on sixty minutes.
If I can trade.
Traumatic brain injury for a single -- amputation.
I'd I'd probably do that in a second back everyone there -- in the vehicle walked away with a pretty significant concussion and my head hurt for about a week.
Police nauseated for a week I literally couldn't see straight so what do you do when you.
Have symptoms like that.
Go out again and fight the next day.
There's folks out there that just.
Accuse soldiers of being in the lingers of faking symptoms and just like calling me a coward and I'm not.
Joining us right now -- former president of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Bill -- as CEO of the constellations group bill.
You watched that -- thinking.
Just tires aren't -- -- -- -- two -- -- -- the stigma.
What's wrong with fuel you know you fake in this mental injury.
And that guy -- the second I use there is one of the most heroic guys on the planet -- And he has a brain injury because a bomb went off and shattered his.
His brain inside you can't see it the invisible wounds of these two wars -- 600000.
Of those people.
That we have to help it's a national crisis Brian in the first guy -- heard that he -- rather give his leg.
Then have something wrong with his brain.
And if we as a country don't start paying attention to this there isn't going to be -- military go fight for us in the next absolutely -- and this is suicide day because of this and others saying they they wish they could take their life is marketing type treatment.
First analyst at a look at the brain a brain right now you'll get a -- with a concussion.
-- significant then you look at severe traumatic brain injuries and that darker areas that darker area of the brain where there is almost very similar to what you see.
With someone who's been in a coma for weeks.
That cheating that's no longer on the right side there.
Is the effect of -- traumatic for injury you know when this bomb goes off every brain is different every bomb detonation is different when the bomb goes off this can cause -- shock -- comes out.
And it hits your head.
Like Bob Woodward remember that and he's the face of this.
But you know he had part of his skull removed when the bomb went off Woodruff would we're just -- this is not that good morning television to talk about it but.
Most of these kids you look at them and they look fine.
But they're not find inside and they're committing suicide today.
There smack and their wives they're drinking they're on sixteen pills a day.
They're being over the -- pointed out to that that.
That was that sergeant who built our suppliers -- the bells and -- killed sixteen Afghan at innocent Afghans.
He was on what you know -- sixteen pills today that's the rumor I can't confirm that and that you know he's still he's in the investigation but.
The kid was deployed three times part of his foot was blown off his mortgage is underwater he's on all these pills.
Why are we sending him into a combat zone it's criminal.
We should be in love and on this young man because he's suffering.
And we're not and that's what the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is trying to do -- -- -- see you building facility should -- one already.
You building facilities and that's as far as gonna come in and run it if he can build they give you the land you build the place and it's a great public private partnership -- raising another hundred.
Million dollars 100%.
That are every penny goes because.
We've seen until he writes the check to pay for administrative costs not any charity I know they can say that my 100%.
We raised thirty million are ready they're going to be nine of these centers.
That one that we build the but does is working so we want to bring them all out to the bases were suicide PTS is through the roof.
Fort Campbell Camp Lejeune all the big bases where troops are deployed.
And if we had all the money Brian.
And that's why Fox News I love Roger that love fox eleven Rupert Murdoch.
And I love you guys for FOX & Friends putting the story and we can build all these and nine months Arnold Fisher is -- bill there.
He's got three of them already in the works they're going to be up and running.
In no time helping these kids and reducing the -- and we had a 30000800.
Million yes sir I saw a lot of people they're -- -- a five bucks in ten bucks that helps right we'll take a dollar you can go to make him.
Visible because he's an invisible wounds right make invisible dot org or fallen heroes fund death with a all right I'm Brian -- -- CNN -- deceive the public seems to look at our troops absolutely I.
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