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.
Spc. Joseph Chroniger, who has bone spurs in his neck, hopes acupuncture from Dr. Shashi Kumar at Madigan Army Medical Center will give him relief from pain.
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