NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Army Vice Chief of Staff General Lloyd Austin, Reps. Mike Thompson, Gus Bilirakis Join Forces to Tackle Traumatic Brain Injury
Commissioner Roger Goodell today joined U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff General J. Lloyd Austin, III to provide members of the Congressional Military Veterans Caucus and the Brain Injury Task Force an overview of the NFL-Army joint initiative concerning head injuries. Goodell and General Austin addressed 24 members of Congress and outlined the program designed to share information, increase awareness and education, and enhance the discussion about head injuries.
Rep. Mike Thompson, co-chair of the Congressional Military Veterans Caucus along with Rep. Gus Bilirakis, released the following statement following the meeting.
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