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Wounded in Iraq

photoThe numbers tell one story: more soldiers are surviving injuries sustained in battle than ever before. But the injuries tell of another struggle ahead: legs and arms are routinely wounded. Limbs are permanently damaged. And, of course, the psychological toll: invisible, but crippling. Tonight, On Point: soldiers' stories of the long road to recovery.

Guests:

Mark Thompson, National Security Correspondent, Time Magazine

Sergeant Mike Meinen of the 43rd Combat Engineer Company, Third Army Cavalry Regiment

Sergeant Gary Boggs of the National Guard, attached to the 1st Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division

Lieutenant Colonel Kirby Gross, Surgeon, Fort Campbell, Kentucky;

This program aired on November 7, 2003. The audio for this program is not available.

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