Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. 1st Class Adin Salkanovic
SHAKARAT, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class Adin Salkanovic points out gunner positions to Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of Multi-National Corps - Iraq, on the roof of Patrol Base Shakarat in Iraq's Diyala Province Wednesday, June 20, 2007. Salkanovic, of Troop B, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, volunteered to rejoin his unit in Iraq after recovering from multiple gunshot wounds suffered in March. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Curt Cashour, MNC-I Public Affairs)

It's like a family - especially being a platoon sergeant. You get attached to the Soldiers. As soon as my doctor cleared me to come back, I was on the first flight out.

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