A smiling Kimberly Dozier is released from Kernan Hospital in Maryland, Aug. 3, 2006. The CBS News correspondent says the next step is continued outpatient rehabilitation "to get my body used to being in motion full-time." On May 29, Dozier was wounded in Iraq by a car bomb that killed four other people, including her CBS camera crew.
CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier returned to the U.S. on June 7, 2006, to continue her recovery. From Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, she was transported to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where she underwent intensive physical therapy. On July 17, she was moved to Kernan Hospital, a state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility that is part of the University of Maryland hospital system.
Coffins of journalist Paul Douglas, 48, and fellow journalist James Brolan, 42, arrive back in Britain after being repatriated from Iraq June 1, 2006.
A CBS News television crew embedded with the 4th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army came under attack May 29, 2006, in central Baghdad. Killed were soundman James Brolan, left, and cameraman Paul Douglas, right. Correspondent Kimberly Dozier, center, sustained serious injuries and underwent surgery at a U.S. military hospital.
Geri Brolan, wife of journalist James Brolan, 42, third from right; her son, Sam, left; daughter Agatha, and his father, Patrick, watch at London's Heathrow Airport, June 1, 2006, as Brolan's coffin, and that of fellow journalist Paul Douglas, 48, arrive back in Britain after being repatriated from Iraq. The two journalists were killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad.
Linda Douglas, right, wife of journalist Paul Douglas, 48, and her daughter, Joanne, weep over his coffin at London's Heathrow Airport June 1, 2006, as his body, and that of fellow journalist James Brolan, 42, arrive back in Britain after being repatriated from Iraq.
Kimberly Dozier, as of June 5, 2006, remains at a military hospital in Germany. When she first arrived there, she could not breathe on her own or talk and was immobile. Now Dozier, 39, is sitting up, talking with her family, cracking jokes with her boyfriend and eating. Dozier has asked about Douglas and Brolan and has been told of their deaths.
Veteran cameraman Paul Douglas, 48, had worked for CBS News in many countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Rwanda and Bosnia, since the early 1990s. He was based in London.
Soundman James Brolan, 42, was a freelancer who had worked with CBS News in Baghdad and Afghanistan over the past year. He was part of the CBS News team that had received a 2006 Overseas Press Club Award for its reporting on the Pakistan earthquake. He, too, was based in London.
CBS Correspondent Kimberly Dozier and CBS staffers at their office in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2003. Dozier, who remained heavily sedated in critical condition on Wednesday, May 31, 2006, reacted to the arrival of her family and boyfriend on Wednesday, according to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center spokeswoman Marie Shaw. When her boyfriend visited, "she was aware of his presence," Shaw said.
Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports called the trio "veterans of war coverage who proved their bravery and dedication every single day. They always volunteered for dangerous assignments and were invaluable in our attempt to report the news to the American public. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the families of Paul and James, and we are hoping and praying for a complete recovery by Kimberly."
Here is another image of cameraman Paul Douglas. He is survived by his wife, Linda; two daughters, Kelly, 29, and Joanne, 26; and three grandchildren.
Here's another photo of CBS soundman James Brolan. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine, and two children, Sam, 17, and Agatha, 12. In a statement, his family called him "the best dad, the best husband and the best mate to be with in a tight spot out in the field."
Walking with a crew on location, James Brolan may be seen in the center, at rear, wearing white pants.
CBS News cameraman Paul Douglas points to a rubber duck, a bit of whimsy in the midst of war. The Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith called Douglas "an extraordinary, extraordinary person. And that smile on his face (shows) exactly what was at the root of his personality."
Here is CBS News cameraman Paul Douglas after photographing a news segment featuring first lady Laura Bush.
CBS Correspondent Randall Pinkston and cameraman Paul Douglas are shown during a lighter moment in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2003.
CBS News cameraman Paul Douglas doing his job.
Scene of the attack: The U.S. military treat wounded at the scene of a car bomb in Baghdad's Tahariyat Square which targeted an American convoy, setting a Humvee on fire, left, in Baghdad, Iraq, May 29, 2006.
CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier, 39, is lifted into an ambulance after arriving from Iraq at the U.S. Air Base in Ramstein, Germany, May 30, 2006. Dozier, along with cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan were traveling in a U.S. military convoy working on a story about American troops in Iraq on Memorial Day, when a car bomb exploded. Douglas and Brolan, both British citizens, were killed in the blast.