• Five wounded warriors listen to Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, command sergeant major, about the mission of the 1st Air Cav. Bde. Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. The Soldiers returned to Iraq as part of Operation Exit. Sgt. Bill Congleton (left) was struck by an improvised explosive device on June 23, 2004, two miles outside of Camp Taji, leaving him with a below-the-knee amputation of his right leg.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Five wounded warriors listen to Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, command sergeant major, about the mission of the 1st Air Cav. Bde. Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. The Soldiers returned to Iraq as part of...

  • Capt. Sam Brown touches a pair of gold spurs presented to him by 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. The gold spurs are traditional for cavalry units and are awarded to the best of the best.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Capt. Sam Brown touches a pair of gold spurs presented to him by 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. The gold spurs are traditional for cavalry units and are awarded to the best of the best.

  • Sgt. Bill Congleton is seen through the tail of an unmanned aerial vehicle Dec. 28, at Camp Taji, Iraq. Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive device on June 23, 2004, two miles outside of Camp Taji, leaving him with a below-the-knee amputation of his right leg. He returned to Iraq with Operation Proper Exit.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Sgt. Bill Congleton is seen through the tail of an unmanned aerial vehicle Dec. 28, at Camp Taji, Iraq. Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive device on June 23, 2004, two miles outside of Camp Taji, leaving him with a below-the-knee...

  • Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, launch an unmanned aerial vehicle for wounded warriors visiting Camp Taji, Iraq, Dec. 31. The Soldiers took part in Operation Proper Exit in hopes of finding psychological closure after injuries they received while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, launch an unmanned aerial vehicle for wounded warriors visiting Camp Taji, Iraq, Dec. 31. The Soldiers took part in Operation Proper Exit in hopes of finding psychological closure after...

  • Sgt. Bill Congleton (seated) learns about a UH64D Apache helicopter from Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric Koskinson, a pilot from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive device on June 23, 2004, two miles outside of Camp Taji, leaving him with a below-the-knee amputation of his right leg. He returned to Iraq with Operation Proper Exit.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Sgt. Bill Congleton (seated) learns about a UH64D Apache helicopter from Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric Koskinson, a pilot from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dec. 31 at Camp Taji, Iraq. Congleton was struck by an improvised explosive...

  • Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wave bye to five wounded warriors Dec. 31, as they depart Camp Taji, Iraq. The Soldiers spent a week visiting places throughout Iraq where they suffered life-altering injuries.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wave bye to five wounded warriors Dec. 31, as they depart Camp Taji, Iraq. The Soldiers spent a week visiting places throughout Iraq where they suffered life-altering injuries.

  • A rainbow is seen over a CH-47 Chinook on the Camp Taji airfield Dec. 31.

    Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav

    A rainbow is seen over a CH-47 Chinook on the Camp Taji airfield Dec. 31.

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