Sgt. Victor Medina suffered brain damage in 2009 when a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq. Blake Gordon/Aurora Photos hide caption

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Playwright Battles For Injured Vets On Stage
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Heirloom beets served at Bibiana Restaurant in downtown Washington, D.C. Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times /Landov hide caption

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A Year That Was Good To Beets
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Dr. Alex Dromerick co-directs the Brain Research Center at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Here he observes Stephen Jones, a policeman who was involved in a motorcycle accident. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Military's Brain-Testing Program A Debacle
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The Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., has implemented a security program aimed at aiding the government identify suspected terrorists. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Mall Counterterrorism Files ID Mostly Minorities
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The Mall of America, one of the nation's largest shopping and entertainment venues, is also home to its own counterterrorism unit. Dawn Villela/AP hide caption

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Under Suspicion At The Mall Of America
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Military Community Mourns Death Of Navy SEALs
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Report: Pentagon Center For Brain Injuries, PTSD Is Dysfunctional
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'Suicide By Cop' Leads Soldier On Chase Of His Life
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Sgt. Nathan Scheller was twice denied for a Purple Heart, though roadside bomb explosions left him with lasting cognitive damage. Above, Scheller walks with his wife, Miriam, and his family. NPR/Frontline hide caption

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Army Clarifies Purple Heart Rules For Soldiers
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