After being paralyzed in Iraq, the Army veteran went on to become a leading anti-war activist. Now, under hospice care, he is waiting to die. This is the face of war they do not want you to see. After being paralyzed in Iraq, he went on to become a leading anti-war activist. Now he is waiting to die.
The war wounded continue to accumulate at Walter Reed, facing a limbo of staff limitations, exhausted caseworkers, bureaucratic red tape and long recoveries This two-part series from The Washington Post is a must-read investigation of the "safety net" that is failing the veterans of this war (P1, P2).