Severely Injured Troops Get Xmas Present:

According to the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, active duty personnel who received “traumatic injuries” during operations in Afghanistan and Iraq will get payments of at least $25,000 to $100,000 before Christmas. Service members or their beneficiaries must complete a certification form, providing information from their physician and service. The committee Web site has more information. This is a link to the VA Web site for more information.