Military careers for the disabled?

Two groups of people are not permitted to serve in the U.S. military — those convicted of a crime and those with disabilities. Since the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans disabled in combat are returning to civilian life carrying trauma that causes an average of 22 suicides per day. Woodstock resident Marty Klein is raising money to make a documentary asserting that disabled vets should be able to work in the military.

The time is right to make a change, said Klein. As technology progresses, more devastating weaponry is deployed, while medical techniques make it possible to save the . . .


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