Wounded Soldier receives Purple Heart
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO - FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Spc. Alphonsa G. Woods, Purple Heart recipient and Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong, Southern Regional Medical Command commander, pose during a Purple Heart ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center June 5. Woods was injured in combat on July 19, 2012, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during a convoy mission in Afghanistan. Wong was the commander for Brooke Army Medical Center until January 2013, and is currently the commanding general for SRMC. He will relinquish his command June 6 and will later depart for his new position as the Northern Regional Medical Command commander. This is his last Purple Heart ceremony as the SRMC commander. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Shields)

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