Active Duty Amputees: Staying the Course After Injury

More than 1,500 service members have lost limbs in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. For those faced with this traumatic injury, the Department of Defense medical system has adapted in the last 20 years to speed up the recovery process and improve prosthetics. Here’s how the Air Force is implementing those improvements in a way that allows Airmen to continue their careers.

(Video courtesy of Airman Magazine)

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