26 Dec '14, 7pm

VCJCS & Secretary of Veterans Affairs visited with wounded service members @thejointstaff

VCJCS & Secretary of Veterans Affairs visited with wounded service members @thejointstaff

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON -- Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald visited with wounded service members at the Center for the Intrepid Dec. 19. The day began with the VA Secretary presenting the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Steven Tessitore, an infantryman with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, who suffered a gunshot wound Nov. 15 while conducting a security patrol in Afghanistan. Following the ceremony, the group -- which also included Laura Junor from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Georgia Tech researchers -- met with six amputees whose injuries and stages of care varied and toured the CFI, Brooke Army Medical Center's state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility. "We need to continue to advance the state of the art of care for those a...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/140514/?adbid=548553906448375...

Tweets

Readout of Secretary Hagel's Calls to Service M...

defense.gov 25 Dec '14, 5pm

Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout: This morning, Secretary Hagel called se...

Hagel Calls Service Members on Christmas, Thank...

defense.gov 25 Dec '14, 5pm

Hagel Calls Service Members on Christmas, Thanks Them for Service to Nation DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, D...

Wounded Warrior's guardian angel. #veterans #mi...

twitter.com 03 Jan '15, 1am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Wounded troops battle obstacles to sex and intimacy

Wounded troops battle obstacles to sex and inti...

militarytimes.com 29 Dec '14, 1pm

The Intimacy after Injury conference, sponsored by the Bob Woodruff Foundation, Johns Hopkins Military & Veterans Health I...