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Date:10/5/2007

are more far-reaching than anyone has yet to imagine," Mankin said.

Since his injury and return to the U.S., Mankin has been at Brooke Army Medical Center, where he lives with his wife, Marine Lance Cpl. Diana Mankin, and their 8-month-old daughter, Madeline Paige, nicknamed "Maddie."

The surgeries will be led by Dr. Timothy Miller, chief of reconstructive and plastic surgery at UCLA Medical Center, who is also a military veteran.

"It is a privilege for UCLA Medical Center to assist our country's men and women in the military," said Dr. David T. Feinberg, chief executive officer and interim associate vice chancellor of the UCLA Health System. "We are honored to partner with Brooke Army Medical Center to help heal several of America's wounded warriors."

When news of UCLA's involvement in the project became known, UCLA clinical nurse specialist and former U.S. Army nurse Priscilla "Patti" Taylor led a community group of military veterans in creating several "quilts of valor" to be presented to arriving soldiers -- a military tradition. Taylor has also volunteered to serve as Mankin's case manager and will help coordinate his care at UCLA.

UCLA Medical Center is ranked as one of the top three hospitals in the nation and has been rated the best hospital in the western United States for 18 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. It is the only Southern California hospital to earn a spot on the magazine's "honor roll" in each of the 18 years the survey has been conducted. The medical center is a nonprofit, self-supporting 668-bed hospital providing patient care in all medical specialties. It is the primary teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. For more information, visit http://www.uclahealth.org.

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