How the Military Has Repaid Iraq Vets With Permanent Disabilities

Military called brain damage and destroyed spleen a "10 percent" disability.

ByBob Woodruff

Mar. 20, 2008— -- A year ago, while filming the documentary "To Iraq and Back", I had the opportunity to meet so many injured veterans and get to know their families. Today, it is heartening to see they are all still recovering and making strides both large and small.

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Despite their progress, challenges remain for all these families. As they continue to face the everyday challenges of living with a brain injury, some of these veterans are also locked in a struggle with the military to get the disability payments they believe they deserve.

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