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Wednesday | Bellingham Herald

Veterans bike through Vietnam to help heal wounds of war

Yancy Baer deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan _ and when he came home the last time in 2009 to face the amputation of a leg _ Vietnam veterans were always there to greet him and lend their support.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Corpus Christi, TX

Wednesday | The Miami Herald

Operation Comfort strives to help vets 'reinvent their dreams'

Wounded Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Gabe Monreal, Yancy Baer and Chris Rosebrock set off March 31, 2014, from Da Nang, Vietnam on a six-day, 320-mile cycling trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return to Vietnam for the first time since the war, but cannot afford to make the trip.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Vietnam, Iraq, Middle East, US Military, US Army, US Navy

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I. soldier back on his feet after losing his leg during a training camp accident

V.I. National Guard Col. Benedict Mitchell poses with his wife, Grisselle, and their 6-year-old twins, Angel and Giselle.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Cary News

Wounded veteran receives free home in Fuquay-Varina

A vehicle Hughes was riding in exploded in Ghanzni, Afghanistan, on April 13, 2011.

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Related Topix: Fuquay Varina, NC, Wake County, NC, Raeford, NC, US Military, US Army

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

State lawmakers honor Maryville wounded warrior

The wounded warrior from Maryville suffered a number of injuries, including the loss of one of his legs, during an attack in Afghanistan more than two years ago.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, US Army, US Military

Thu Apr 03, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

S.A. soldier admits to Gitmo sex harassment, denies rape

U.S. Army First Sgt. Richard Smith arrives for his trial at Lackland Air Force Base on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Fort Bliss

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Fort Hood shooting comes less than 5 years after attackFort Hood...

Less than five years after an Army psychiatrist went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, the military base has been shaken by another shooting.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Bell County, TX

My Mother Lode

Ex soldier injured in Iraq invited to Tahoe event

A former soldier and amateur athlete who lost a leg to a roadside bomb blast in Iraq says golf has become both therapy and a passion.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, George Bush

Mon Mar 31, 2014

GPB.org

Orthotic Brace Takes Soldiers From Limping To Leaping

Soldiers participate in physical therapy while using a prosthetic brace called the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis , which allows them to use and strengthen severely injured legs.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, US Army, US Military

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Life-changing brace helps wounded warrior run again

It has been more than two years since Trost was shot five times during an attack in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Stars and Stripes

'It did not defeat us': Fort Bragg remembers deadly Green Ramp disaster

Lt. Col. Judson Nelson talks about surviving the Green Ramp disaster during a ceremony Monday, March 24, 2014, on Fort Bragg, N.C., marking the 20th anniversary of the event.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Pope Air Force Base, US Air Force

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Berchtold Pays $3.6M to Settle Whistleblower Case

Manufacturer Berchtold USA has agreed to pay the federal government $3.6 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it overcharged a U.S. Army hospital for OR tables and other medical equipment.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

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