The New York Times article below describes quite well what we would be in for if we get the universal/government run healthcare the democrats are advocating. Actually I believe it would be worse since in general the military runs a pretty tight ship. I suspect the care recieved is actually better than what we are being led to believe with occasional mishaps like described in the article and the conditions at Walter Reed.
For War’s Gravely Injured, Challenge to Find Care
By DEBORAH SONTAG and LIZETTE ALVAREZ
Traumatic brain injury cases, the signature wound of the Iraq war, are leaving the military health care system scrambling.