At least 34 troops have brain injuries as a result of the Iranian missile strike on al Asad air base in Iraq, according to a statement from the Pentagon.
Jonathan Hoffman, a spokesperson for the Pentagon, said that the Iranian missile attack resulted in traumatic brain injuries for many of the American troops stationed there.
Initial reports said at least 11 service members were injured as a result of the attack.
The New York Times reported that eight of the affected U.S. service members have returned home to the United States after spending time in a military hospital in Germany.
At least one service member was taken to Kuwait for treatment, and 16 service members returned to duty.