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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYMurrieta, California - various dates in June, 20141. Various shots of retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer on his motorcycleAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYSan Diego - June 20142. Wide of Meyer walking into Navy Medical Center Hospital3. SOUNDBITE (English) Brian Meyer, retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant (transcript below)4. Various shots of Meyer working outAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYMurrieta, California - June 20145. Wide of Meyer on motorcycleAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYSan Diego - June 20146. Wide of Meyer walking in hospital with Dr. Peter Shumaker, Chief of Dermatology at Navy Medical Center in San Diego7. Medium of Meyer wearing protective goggles during procedure8. Various shots of laser procedure9. SOUNDBITE (English) Brian Meyer, retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant (transcript below)10. Various shots of Meyer working out11. SOUNDBITE (English) Dr. Peter Shumaker, Chief of Dermatology at Navy Medical Center in San Diego (transcript below)12. Various shots of Meyer getting laser procedureAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYMurrieta, California - June 201413. Various shots of Meyer on his motorcycleVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:(NATS)FROM THIS SIDE OF HIS CUSTOM MOTORCYCLE -- RETIRED MARINE SERGEANT BRIAN MEYER LOOKS LIKE ANYONE ELSE.(NATS)BUT LOOK MORE CLOSELY... (NATS)MEYER IS A DOUBLE AMPUTEE.SOUNDBITE (English) Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer ret."I was working on a roadside bomb in Sangin Afghanistan in Helmand province (...) I was pulling it out of the ground, there was something extra in there and it detonated."THAT SOMETHING EXTRA COST HIM HIS RIGHT HAND AND LEG.BUT THANKS TO SOME CREATIVE TREATMENT.. HE CAN ENJOY THE OPEN ROAD ONCE AGAIN.(NATS)AT THE NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER IN SAN DIEGO -- MEYER IS UNDERGOING A TREATMENT YOU'D EXPECT TO SEE INSIDE THE OFFICE OF A BEVERLY HILLS PLASTIC SURGEON.(NATS)ABLATIVE LASER TREATMENTS -- NORMALLY USED TO SMOOTH WRINKLES -- ARE HELPING GIVE BACK RANGE OF MOTION.(NATS)THE LASER BURNS OFF LAYERS OF SCAR TISSUE THAT ONCE MADE IT HARD TO MOVE HIS HAND.SOUNDBITE (English) Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer ret."Right in the muscles, when I do have, when I can't close them, or where the job requires me to hook something or grab it, now I can do it, SOUNDBITE (English) Dr. Peter Shumaker, Chief of Dermatology at Navy Medical Center in San Diego"It's a privilege to work with soldiers and Marines like Brian because they're young and motivated and healthy and they can go farther than we ever thought. //They don't want to just walk, they want to do things that their colleagues are doing, they're friends are doing."WITH NEARLY 2-THOUSAND MEN AND WOMEN WHO LOST LIMBS FIGHTING IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN - THE DEMAND FOR THESE NEW TREATMENTS IS GROWING.THE MILITARY PLANS TO ROLL OUT THE LASER TREATMENT TO ALL ITS HOSPITALS -HELPING WOUNDED WARRIORS ENJOY LIFE - AND ALL ITS THRILLS.(NATS MOTORCYCLE) ROBERT BUMSTED.. ASSOCIATED PRESS.