_VT_
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Location: el paso, tx
Member Since: 15th Jul 2003
Total posts: 1173
Posted:My brother is in the U.S. Army and i just found out he was shot,but not killed. I've been online for the last hour and cannot find a list of wounded. I was wondering if anyone knew of where i could find one? PLEASE HELP! My brother is the only member of my family that cares to speak to me and vice versa. once again,if you can, please help.
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MillenniuM
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Member Since: 10th Jul 2003
Total posts: 595
Posted:Oh my gosh, I'm so sorry to hear that. I'm going to start to look online for you for a list. My thoughts are out to you and your brother.



Edit: http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2003/iraq/forces/casualties/
has a list, not sure if it is completely up to date.

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_VT_
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Location: el paso, tx
Member Since: 15th Jul 2003
Total posts: 1173
Posted:that list is for all the people that have died in iraq.


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Location: Europe/Germany
Member Since: 26th Mar 2004
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Posted:im sorry to hear that, too!

just found this one via google:

http://www.thememoryhole.org/war/wounded/
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will continue searching for other lists...

michael


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Rozi
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:Hey VT.

I have been doing a bit of searching, and haven't found much.

The first thing is, not to start worrying until you have something to worry about. I have known some guys in the armed forces, and they take care of people. They may put them in dangerous spots, but they get them out and they have damn good doctors.

The next thing is that they will protect your brother's privacy, and this is a good thing. They will not publish his details just anywhere. This is important because he is still stationed overseas.

I read through some articles on the subject. They indicated that the US State Dept will try to contact family members 17-24 hours after being notified, although it can take up to 72 hours. Am I right to assume from your post that someone has been notified, and you have found out in the form of a rumour?

If you cannot pump the person you heard it from for more details, you could contact the base at which his division is normally stationed. Whilst they may not be the correct people to talk to, they may at least be able to talk you through what is the correct procedure to find out. You may also need to provide some kind of identification as to who you are. Be prepared to do this.

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I hope all goes well.


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spritie
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Location: Galveston, TX
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Total posts: 2014
Posted:hug Learning about injury to a loved one is never easy. Here's to hoping your brother is being well cared for and doing well.

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_VT_
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Location: el paso, tx
Member Since: 15th Jul 2003
Total posts: 1173
Posted:Thankies all for your support. The person who told about my brother is no where to be found and also on that note it was a freek incedent that i saw him. I was walking down the street as he was getting out of his car. I have tried to find him but, my serch has come to no avail yet.

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_VT_
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Location: el paso, tx
Member Since: 15th Jul 2003
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Posted:Thank's for all the help evrerybody. I ran into my sister in law's dad and he told me what is going on. My brother is in bahgdad laid up in one of sadhams palaces they are useing for medical purposes with a gun shot wound to the shoulder and will be state side this may. Thank's a lot everyone. All of you are the main reason i love this site. hug

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Rozi
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Posted:That is very good news. I am glad. smile

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bender
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
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Posted:my thoughts are with you, VT.
may his and your recoveries be swift. peace


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Gnor
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Member Since: 31st Mar 2003
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Posted:Good that you finally know whats happening darl.
hug hug hug hug


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