March 30, 2013 in Nation/World

Medical price of war

 

The government has already spent $134 billion on medical care and disability benefits for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Of the 1.56 million troops that have been discharged, more than half have received treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities and filed claims for lifetime disability payments.

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