Ameera, 6, walks with assistance at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. She is recovering from a gunshot wound sustained when she was caught in a firefight between U.S. and Afghan soldiers and Taliban insurgents. Senior Airman Robert Dantzler/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

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From Medical Maggots To Stench Soup, 'Grunt' Explores The Science Of Warfare

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A woman with a cut on her cheek and trouble seeing with her left eye was admitted to Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. X-rays showed a projectile that surgeons decided to remove. Forbes et al. 2016/Journal of Neurosurgery hide caption

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Dave Manning (left) and three other veterans who are studying to become physician assistants at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Brian Strickland / News.UNCHealthcare.org hide caption

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Making The Most Of Military Medics' Field Experience

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Sen. John McCain discussed the Veterans Choice Act at a news conference on Tuesday, with fellow Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Civilian Health Care Help Fix The VA? Congress Weighs In

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