After an IED blast cut Aubrey Jollotta’s (right) military career short, he returned to school to learn how to make custom rifles for other wounded veterans. He shakes the hand of marine Dean Sanchez (left), who will be receiving one of Jollotta's custom-m
Editor's Note: This article was published on 2010-03-31 on a previous version of KUNC.org.
Finding a job is not easy in today's economy for those men and women returning from military service in Iraq and Afghanistan. But for those who have the most severe injuries, returning to the workforce takes on a whole new level of difficulty. Now two national organizations are teaming up to help the Army's most severely wounded in Colorado.
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2009-10-05 on an older version of KUNC.org.
How far would you go to help a good friend? It’s a question two Boulder couples have spent the last year-and-a-half considering, and they’ve come up with some pretty unconventional answers. And as KUNC’s Grace Hood reports, they’ll soon take the final steps of a journey that started from one person’s medical misfortune.