War in Afghanistan and Iraq

Published — August 22, 2013

Post-9/11 veterans need lifelong care for injuries

Introduction

Many veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have survived multiple injuries because of advanced medicine. They are learning to live with limb amputations, traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. And they will need care for the rest of their lives. Five veterans tell their stories of survival and recovery, as the VA works to help them.

Video by Jessica Wilde and Kelsey Hightower, News21
Photos courtesy of Matt Lammers

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