VA program helps ex-military medics in civilian world

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Navy corpsman Jason Martines earned his chops on the Afghan battlefield, patching together wounded Marines in the war-ravaged Helmand Province.

Army medic Mathew Vance witnessed the birth of homemade bomb attacks as a convoy medic during his first tour in Iraq. On his second deployment, he worked on a trauma helicopter, perfecting his life-saving medical skills.

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