December 2006

Wounded Warrior Barracks: Helping the Healing Process

Volume 89, Issue 12

My hands were in flames, and my whole face was in flames," explained Sergeant Jason Simms, recalling the fateful day in July 2004 when his light armored vehicle was struck by the blast of an improvised explosive device (IED). He was nearing the end of an eight-hour patrol with Company D, 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion when his life changed forever.

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