wounded warriors

Brian Aft poses for a photo with fellow wounded warrior and home recipient, Brandon Byers (left) and Raytheon Missile Systems employee and North Texas RAYVETS president James Bishop (middle). Photo Credit: Conner Howell

Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New Start

Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.

11/10/2014

A wounded veteran shows off a prototype of the DEKA Arm. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool via Getty Images)

FDA Approves ‘Mind Controlled’ Robotic Arm

New prosthetic device can translate muscle movements from the severed limb into complex movements that more closely follow a human hand.

05/12/2014

File photo of a line at airport security. (credit: Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

TSA To Provide Expedited Screening For Wounded Warriors

Wounded Warriors won’t need to take off their shoes, jackets or hats when going through airport security.

03/28/2013

File photo of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA to Ease Screenings For Wounded Warriors

Starting Wednesday at airports nationwide, including Reagan National, Dulles and BWI, the Transportation Security Administration will offer expedited screenings to severely injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

03/27/2013

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