MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO -- Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, visits with injured Marines and
sailors at Naval Medical Center San Diego Sept. 15. Below, Gen. Hagee also personally reenlisted a war veteran named Cpl. Nick Beberniss, whose injuries were so severe, doctors told him he would never walk again. He is no longer able to serve in the infantry, but with support from his unit at the hospital and from his wife, he was able to reenlist as a small arms technician.