Sebastian Gallegos is a veteran who joined the Marines in 2007. During his second deployment to Afghanistan in 2010, he lost his arm in an explosion on the frontlines. He was 21 years old. Gallegos was sent home with a purple heart but says members of his unit have remained in the country.
He speaks with Here & Now's Celeste Headlee from San Antonio, Texas.
This segment aired on August 27, 2021.