BOOK: Beyond the Battlefield: The War Goes on for the Severely Wounded

http://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Battlefield-Severely-Wounded-ebook/dp/B006LLRR8U Book Description Publication Date: December 12, 2011 In March 2011, The Huffington Post commissioned its veteran war correspondent, David Wood, to document the struggles of severely wounded veterans, their families, and the medics, surgeons, nurses, psychologists and researchers dedicated to their healing. Wood spent
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Daily Mail – Soldier who survives suicide blast happy to be alive after 43 facial surgeries in last four years

Just barely surviving a roadside blast in Afghanistan, a U.S soldier received 43 facial surgeries in four years' time, today facing a new life and face, while thankful to be alive. Five years ago, travelling in the city of Kabul, Army Staff Sgt. Todd M. Nelson's Toyota Land Cruiser was blown up, shredded, by a suicide driver's parked car. It was 45 days before the end of his second one-year
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NPR’s Talk of the Nation – In San Antonio, Wounded Troops Find Treatment

The San Antonio Military Medical Center is home to a cutting-edge prosthetic clinic and the military's only advanced burn unit. The center treats some of the armed forces' most severely wounded troops, and the state-of-the-art medicine developed there often helps civilian doctors provide better care. As heard on NPR's Talk of the Nation Retired Master Sgt. Todd Nelson,
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MSNBC – Faces of soldiers rebuilt through new program

By MICHELLE ROBERTS SAN ANTONIO — Master Sgt. Todd Nelson lost his right eye and ear in a flash when a car bomb in Afghanistan exploded, sending fire up his arm and over his head. Although it's taken years of painstaking work, the military has given him a bright blue eye and ear lightly freckled and pinked from summer sun. They're not flesh and blood, but the glass and silicon replicas
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