From Combat to the Classroom

In this documentary clip, Dr. Jill Biden, the Vice President’s wife, comes to the Marine Corps Base at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, the largest such base on the East Coast, to learn about and praise the unique educational partnership between the Marines, Coastal Carolina Community College, and the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC. Dr. Biden promises to bring what she has witnessed back to the White House. RT: Half hour

The Wounded Come Home

New armor, battlefield hospitals and medical advances in Afghanistan and Iraq account for the highest survival rate of any American war. But the wounded also suffer from some of the most vicious injuries ever. This is the story of one combat Marine and his decision to join the Corps, the wounds he suffered, and his heroic attempt at normalization. RT: Half hour


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