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War Wounded

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 ...

David Wood

Iraq, Afghanistan War Wounded Pass 50,000

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- More than 50,000 Americans have been combat-wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan since 2001, a grim measure of the cost of more than a decade ...

David Wood

Afghan War Casualties Remain High and Increasingly Severe

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Despite official assertions of progress in Afghanistan, American battle casualties remain stubbornly high, and the severity of the physi...

David Wood

Afghanistan War's Enduring Legacy: A Surge In U.S. Troops Suffering Double And Triple Amputations

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

American soldiers and Marines walking combat patrols in Afghanistan have suffered a surge of gruesome injuries, losing one or both legs and often thei...