X2 Military Advisory Board

Lieutenant General Frank Kearney
X2 Military Advisory Board Member

US Army Retired

Major General Kevin Leonard
X2 Military Advisory Board Member

US Army Retired

TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in the Military

Traumatic brain injury is considered the signature injury of soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Evidence suggests tens of thousands of soldiers are falling through the cracks.
– NPR, 2012

Reducing suicides in the Army has been the most difficult challenge in my 40 years in the military… if there was one thing the Army could do, it would be to better understand the brain, and how brain injury affects the symptoms of suicide… Individuals with TBI are many times more likely than healthy individuals to die from suicide.
– Gen. Peter Chiarelli, Nov 2011

Concussions among the men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan could be the next Agent Orange.
– The New Yorker, Jan 2011