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In 2003, Sonny Lemerande joined the U.S. Navy to become a hospital corpsman. Six years later, he was injured while deployed to Afghanistan. Here’s his story.
Getting the flu doesn’t just mean a day off work for service members forward deployed it could potentially risk the health of everyone you are deployed with.
Afghanistan’s rough terrain makes vehicle maintenance a constant priority while forward deployed. While tactical vehicle maintenance is done at every level in the Marine Corps, when it comes to major mechanical or structural issues, the Marines and NCOs from the …
In recognition of National Mental Health Month, take a look at what VA Research is doing for a special population of Veterans with both traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder. For more information, go to www.research.va.gov
Marine Corps Cpl. Garrett Carnes was on a clearing mission in Afghanistan‘s southern Helmand province in February when he stepped on a pressure plate that exploded and cost him both legs. Two months later, the former squad leader was fitted …