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Wounded Troops

Obama Presents Purple Hearts To Two Wounded Troops

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

BETHESDA, Md. -- President Barack Obama has presented Purple Hearts to two troops wounded in service. Obama presented the honors while visiting wound...

David Wood

Wounded Iraq, Afghanistan Troops Increase As Pentagon Says Afghan War Will Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- In a grim marker of the human cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the Pentagon reported Monday that active-duty American troops were ...

'Troops Need You' Keeps Wounded Service Members On Path To Recovery

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When a former CIA operative tried to offer financial help to recovering troops, and bureaucracy got in the way, he did as he was taught: "I ended up u...

Wounded GIs in Afghanistan More Seriously Injured Than in Iraq

Politics Daily | David Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They are the invisible casualties of this war, the 2,194 Americans who have been badly wounded in battle here. More are coming. Stunned, torn and ble...

From One Military Father to Another: Shame On McCain For Abusing Our Wounded Soldiers

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Obama has visited our wounded service members -- without media fanfare and with dignity. He cares enough about our troops to not misuse them as a chip in his election bid, unlike McCain.

How Much Did McCain Pay for the Hillary Handbook?

Trey Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trey Ellis

And whatever it was he was ripped off. Not since the NAACP convention has McCain made a single non-vituperative comment about Obama.

Why Didn't the Obama Campaign Foresee McCain's Troop Smear?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

The Obama campaign hasn't shot down the other smears that have emerged or forcefully challenged the Pentagon's politicized role in spreading lies designed to damage the campaign.