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Got Shrapnel?

On my left wrist you will find a large scar left by the IED that nearly killed me.  It almost removed my left hand when it took my right.  Tonight I glanced down at my wrist and realized the small … 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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Most Realistic War Game Ever

Ultra-Realistic Modern Warfare Game Features Awaiting Orders, Repairing Trucks This is by far the most realistic war game I have ever seen. Despite the fact I was trained as an Infantry Soldier, I spent as much time fixing our broken … Continue reading

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Obama Spites Veterans

What next? Back billing me for the medical care I received at Walter Reed? The surgeries in Germany? The medivac in Baghdad? WASHINGTON (CNN) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering a controversial … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Coping Written Sunday, January 21, 2007 I’m doing the best that I can, considering. I spend a lot of time really pissed off or really upset. I know I am getting better at a pretty good rate, but still. In … Continue reading

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injured

it is hard for me to tell you all this but i was hurt by an ied here. my right arm has been amputated below the elbow, my left has four working fingers. my legs are fine so l can … Continue reading

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Tomorrow France?

Up until this point, I think I’ve felt that same way about the “France situation” as everyone else. Yeah, they suck, but that’s life. But when they do stuff like this, that’s where I draw a line in the sand. … Continue reading

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