(FOX 13) - Since operation mend began in 2007, it’s provided almost 500 free surgeries, more than 3,400 varied medical appointments and procedures, almost 2,800 airline flights and nearly 11,000 overnight stays for injured soldiers.
It’s called wrap-around care, with Operation Mend leading the vets every step of the way.
The program costs more than $8 million a year.
But it’s not only about rebuilding bodies, it’s about rebuilding spirits and tending to the mental health of the whole family, especially the children.
For more information, visit http://operationmend.ucla.edu/