Afghan Vet Shot 5 Times Told He Wasn't Injured Enough To Get Accessible Home

November 18, 2014 8:07 PM

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An Afghanistan War veteran who was shot five times and uses a wheelchair is desperate for an accessible home, but has been rejected at nearly every turn for help. So, he’s taking matters into his own hands.

In 2012, members of the Afghan Army who Sgt. Franz Walkup had been helping to train turned on the U.S., ambushed Walkup's unit and he endured a number of severe injuries, according to WUSA 9. But when the Tennessee serviceman returned home, he couldn’t get aid from veterans’ nonprofits and now hopes...

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