SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) -- The Army opened a $50 million
high-tech rehabilitation center Monday that is designed to serve the
growing number of soldiers who return from war as amputees or with
Of the roughly 20,000 soldiers injured since the
start of the Iraq war, more than 500 have lost a limb -- many of them
in roadside bombings.
The Center for the Intrepid, a privately
funded facility, includes a rock-climbing wall, a wave pool and a
virtual reality computer system.