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Smart New Features Enhance Wounded Veterans’ Homes And Healing

When James Poggi enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 19, he was looking for a worthwhile way to support his young family. While deployed to Afghanistan, he was injured helping land a helicopter and diagnosed with spinal cord compression, severe nerve damage and peripheral neuropathy. Post-traumatic stress (PTSD) and temporary memory loss also followed the accident, as did an honorable discharge for medical reasons. Like thousands of other veterans, he returned home with visible and invisible injuries.