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 embraces a friend 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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