Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Iraq War: Wounded

Lance Corporal Kyle Blumenstock, 19, sits in the emergency room of the Balad Hospital at the Balad Air Force base in Iraq with his two eardrums blown out and shrapnel wounds to his face. Hundreds of wounded soldiers have come through the military hospital for emergency treatment since the siege of Falujah began in early November. November 15, 2004.
Wounded, Balad, Iraq

Lance Corporal Kyle Blumenstock, 19, sits in the emergency room of the Balad Hospital at the Balad Air Force base in Iraq with his two eardrums blown out and shrapnel wounds to his face. Hundreds of wounded soldiers have come through the military hospital for emergency treatment since the siege of Falujah began in early November. November 15, 2004.