Only quarter of Afghan war wounded back to full duty

By Dylan Welch
Updated November 9 2012 - 4:18pm, first published January 3 2012 - 2:15am

ONLY one in four Australian soldiers wounded during the war in Afghanistan have been able to return to full duty, and soldiers fighting there face the possibility of developing mental disorders earlier than other Australians, according to the military's top medical officer.

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