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Wounded Veteran Resiliency

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken in 2011 and provided by Eric Lunson, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer smiles for a picture by another Marine while waiting to be evacuated after a bomb he was trying to deactivate exploded in Afghanistan. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand in the incident. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Eric Lunson) EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this photo taken in 2011 and provided by Eric Lunson, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer smiles for a picture by another Marine while waiting to be evacuated after a bomb he was trying to deactivate exploded in Afghanistan. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand in the incident. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Eric Lunson)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer stands on a prosthetic leg with a sticker of actor Bill Murray at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer stands on a prosthetic leg with a sticker of actor Bill Murray at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer awaits treatment at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer awaits treatment at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer works out at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer works out at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer swings his prosthetic leg over his motorcycle before going on a ride in Murrieta, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer swings his prosthetic leg over his motorcycle before going on a ride in Murrieta, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer grimaces as he grips a workout machine with a prosthetic arm and two fingers at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer grimaces as he grips a workout machine with a prosthetic arm and two fingers at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer reaches to shift on his modified motorcycle with an EOD knife as a shifter, on a ride in Murrieta, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer reaches to shift on his modified motorcycle with an EOD knife as a shifter, on a ride in Murrieta, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer dries the sweat off his prosthetic arm at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on June 10, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer dries the sweat off his prosthetic arm at the Wounded Warrior Hope & Care Center in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer, left, gets laser treatment from Navy Cmdr. Peter Shumaker, right, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer, left, gets laser treatment from Navy Cmdr. Peter Shumaker, right, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Combat Wounded Pushing Limits

In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer, center, gets treatment from Navy Cmdr. Peter Shumaker, left, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) In this photo taken on May 23, 2014, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer, center, gets treatment from Navy Cmdr. Peter Shumaker, left, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Meyer lost his right leg above the knee, his right hand above the wrist, and three fingers on his left hand while disarming a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. The Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)