In this photo taken June 23, 2010, Master Sgt. Todd Nelson is seen with a prosthetics ear at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio. Nelson was injured in 2007 by an explosion while serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Photo by: Eric Gay

In this photo taken June 23, 2010, Master Sgt. Todd Nelson is seen with a prosthetics ear at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio. Nelson was injured in 2007 by an explosion while serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)