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A Wounded Iraq War Vet Created A Sculpture. The VA Says It’s Too Real To Display

Marine veteran Bill DeRoche had been encouraged for years to enter an art competition at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Injured in a 2004 bomb blast that struck his convoy in Iraq .. ... read more

The Wounded Lion of the Union

After being prominently featured in Michael Shaara’s book “The Killer Angels” and its film adaptation, “Gettysburg,” Chamberlain is one of the most popular figures of the Civil War era ... ventures – ... read more

Warminster Woman Dedicates Her Life to Helping Wounded Warriors

Even at their young ages, with so much to learn and experience, they completely understood the power of the photos Sliwinski showed them of wounded and burned Iraq ... says that Luke takes it upon him... read more

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A wounded Iraq War vet created a sculpture. The VA says it's too real to display.

Injured in a 2004 bomb blast that struck his convoy in Iraq ... the shells are inert. The VA also consulted with three psychologists who said the art could cause distress to other veterans because the ... read more

‘The Old Flag Never Touched the Ground’

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