New change in policy allows Fort Riley officer to receive Purple Heart days before Afghanistan deployment
Photo Credit: Sgt. Roland Hale, CAB, 1st Inf. Div. PAO
Lt. Col. Erich Campbell (right) shakes hands with Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, after receiving the Purple Heart on Fort Riley, Kan., April 27, 2011. Campbell received the decoration for a traumatic brain injury sustained while deployed to Iraq in 2008 when a suicide bomber disguised as an Iraqi police officer attacked his unit.
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