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Curation program helps veterans in Augusta to find a new start

...graduating the program in September, the former soldier who sustained a traumatic brain injury in Iraq in 2005 from an explosive device hopes to become a motivational speaker for veterans suffering from similar psychological scars."The program they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-17/curation-program-helps-vetera
Across Georgia

...Free Press reported. They have a 5-month-old daughter.Smith lost his legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2012. Philan thro pist Mike Fitzpatrick and the nonprofit Steps 2 Hope picked the couple to receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-09/across-georgia
Wounded veterans united by golf visit Masters

...between both countries, but it makes lifelong friendships," said Brazelton, who was injured by an improvised explosive device in 2009 in Iraq. He received treatment at Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Unit.Davies, a veteran of the Royal...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/wounded-veterans-united-golf-visit-masters
Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

...2nd Lt. James Cathey, when he laced up his running shoes Friday night. Cathey, who was killed by an improvised explosive device in Iraq on Aug. 21, 2005, never met his baby boy and left behind his loving wife."I lost several friends throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/run-honor-fallen-marines-sai
Wounded soldiers, disabled take advantage of Savannah River Site deer hunt

...watched volunteers unload his 144-pound, eight-point buck.Wallace, who lost both of his legs when an improvised explosive device tore through his Humvee in Afghanistan, said hunting was his escape. Few things are as satisfying as watching a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-24/wounded-soldiers-disabled-tak
Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military's gridiron might

...Point during the early 1970s. Col. Greg Gadson, a former Army football player who lost both legs to an improvised explosive device in Iraq, also will speak. Gadson played a role in the movie Battleship, and most recently has served as commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/attention-footba
Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

...Second Lt. James Cathey, when he laces up his running shoes Friday night. Cathey, who was killed by an improvised explosive device in Iraq on Aug. 21, 2005, never met his baby boy and left behind his loving wife."I lost several friends throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/run-honor-fallen-marines-sai
Deputy shot, suspect dead at Georgia courthouse

...checked the home in a hilly, wooded neighborhood, fearing he may have set explosive traps around the property. While explosive devices were found inside the home, they were not set to detonate, Piper said. Marx had left his house several days before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/deputy-shot-suspect-dead-ga-
Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...killed and 50,500 were wounded, the vast majority were caused by explosions, according to the report.Improvised explosive devices accounted for 75 percent of all injuries, the report said. Advances in treatment and personal protection led to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
878th Engineer Battalion returns to Augusta from Afghanistan

...coalition forces and Afghan civilians by conducting route clearance operations designed to locate and disarm potential explosive devices."It's an extremely dangerous mission," said Lt. Col. Eduardo Granados, the battalion commander. "But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-24/878th-engineer-battalion-retu