Could be more than a 'headache'
Photo Credit: Air Force Senior Airman Kenny Holston
Soldiers in southern Afghanistan make their way around improvised explosive device blast holes created just a few hours prior. New policies require any Soldier who sustains a direct blow to the head or loss of consciousness, or is in the immediate vicinity of a blast, to undergo a medical evaluation, followed by 24 hours of downtime and medical clearance before returning to duty.
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