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By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / August 27, 2010

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In the space of a few hours, on bomb-clearing patrol near Balad, Iraq, US Army Corporal Eric Small and his unit were rocked by three separate roadside explosions. He sustained serious injuries to his head, back, neck, and hip. Small’s combat days were over. (Full article: 1354 words)

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