From the battlefield to Boston

 - Gulf War Helmet

Nearly 2,000 U.S. troops have had to undergo an amputation due to injuries sustained in Iraq or Afghanistan since the respective starts of those conflicts. While each of those injuries is gruesome and tragic, the advances in medicine brought about by their treatment are making their way back home and stand to help victims of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, according to an AP report. Click the following link to learn more: