• Capt. Sam Brown rests his hand on the knee of his wife, Capt. Amy Brown, during a flight to Camp Korean Village, near the Syrian and Jordanian borders Dec. 29. Brown was hit by an improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 2008, and suffered third degree burns to 30 percent of his body.

    Third installment of Operation Proper Exit tours Ramadi

    Capt. Sam Brown rests his hand on the knee of his wife, Capt. Amy Brown, during a flight to Camp Korean Village, near the Syrian and Jordanian borders Dec. 29. Brown was hit by an improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 2008, and...

  • Sgt. Bill Congleton (right) hugs Staff Sgt. Jesse Parks, Oregon National Guard, as Congleton arrives at Camp Korean Village Dec. 29. Parks and Congleton served together in Iraq in 2004 when Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive device that resulted in a below-the-knee amputation.

    Third installment of Operation Proper Exit tours Ramadi

    Sgt. Bill Congleton (right) hugs Staff Sgt. Jesse Parks, Oregon National Guard, as Congleton arrives at Camp Korean Village Dec. 29. Parks and Congleton served together in Iraq in 2004 when Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive device that...

  • Capt. Sam Brown (rear) helps Sgt. 1st Class Mike Schlitz with his backpack as they exit a UH-60 helicopter at Camp Korean Village, Iraq, Dec. 29. The Soldiers spent the day visiting troops in western Iraq as part of Operation Proper Exit, a program designed to give injured combat veterans a chance at finding closure after they were injured.

    Third installment of Operation Proper Exit tours Ramadi

    Capt. Sam Brown (rear) helps Sgt. 1st Class Mike Schlitz with his backpack as they exit a UH-60 helicopter at Camp Korean Village, Iraq, Dec. 29. The Soldiers spent the day visiting troops in western Iraq as part of Operation Proper Exit, a program...

  • Capt. Sam Brown (left) tells his story to Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division Dec. 29, at Camp Ramadi in Iraq. Brown was injured in Afghanistan in 2008 when he was struck by an improvied explosive device. He suffered third degree burns to 30 percent of his body, and took part in Operation Proper Exit in order to tell troops about his experiences as a wounded warrior.

    Third installment of Operation Proper Exit tours Ramadi

    Capt. Sam Brown (left) tells his story to Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division Dec. 29, at Camp Ramadi in Iraq. Brown was injured in Afghanistan in 2008 when he was struck by an improvied explosive device. He suffered third degree burns to 30...

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