Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2010-06-10 on an older version of KUNC.org.
Since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan started in 2001 and 2003, thousands of active military and veterans have committed misdemeanor and felony crimes in Colorado Springs, which is just north of the Fort Carson Army Base.
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.