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PH Soldiers Question Media Coverage
If you think I’m the only one who questions the media’s coverage and its effects on troops, check this out:
John R. Chew/ Walter Reed
Spc. Hein Tran, center, at the Purple Heart ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Friday.
“You always hear about the explosions or people being killed, but you never really hear about how the people are being helped, or how much they appreciate it,” Spc. Hein Tran, 28, of Milpitas, Calif., said after receiving a Purple Heart today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for wounds suffered May 10 in an explosion northeast of Baghdad.
Pfc. Alex Knapp, 22, of Shelby Township, Mich., who lost both legs in a roadside bombing on March 14, agreed with Tran.
“It’s a little on the negative side because all we really hear about are deaths and injuries,” Knapp said.
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