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Colorado Springs Program Helps Veteran’s Adjust to Civilian Life

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Shanna Lewis
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Veteran and LifeQuest Trainer intern Tyler Daly climbs the red rocks at a park on the outskirts of Colorado Springs.

Wounded soldiers come home from Iraq and Afghanistan only to face a new battle – the battle to fit back into civilian life again. Many have crippling wounds you can't see. Programs aimed at helping these veterans are popping up around the country. In Colorado Springs, hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers are taking part in an intense physical training program offered by a group called LifeQuestTransitions. As the military continues the final drawdown of troops in Iraq – Shanna Lewis brings us this report.

http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kunc/files/lifequestweb_11112011.mp3

Email: brian.larson@kunc.org
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