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Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm

Cool? Yes.  Practical? Functional? Not for all amputees. The world’s first human testing of a mind-controlled artificial limb is ready to begin. A joint project between the Pentagon and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), the Modular Prosthetic Limb will … Continue reading

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Log Rolling World Title #8, No Thanks to the VA

This weekend at the Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, WI I won my 8th log rolling world title. Here is the final match, minus the second fall Darren Hudson got on me (for some reason it wasn’t filmed). I think I … Continue reading

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British Government Withdraws Amputee Soldier’s Benefits For Walking 400m

And I thought our VA system was bad. A soldier has spoken of his disgust after his disability benefit was axed despite losing a leg fighting for his country. Private Aron Shelton, 26, had his left leg amputated in December … Continue reading

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Another Walter Reed Amputee Returns To Combat

Capt. Dan Luckett of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division is assigned to one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan, the Zhari district just north of Kandahar city, where Taliban attacks are common. He goes on patrols, lifts weights in … Continue reading

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2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq

2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq I woke up to the sound of my gunner screaming. “Fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck!!” He was brushing and patting down his legs. I’m not sure if it was because he thought his legs were … Continue reading

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