Westphal awards Purple Heart medals to Soldiers wounded in southern Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller
Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal awards Staff Sgt. Jose Canales, the senior breach supervisor with the 38th Engineer Company, Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division), with the Purple Heart Medal during a ceremony, May 31, 2013, on Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan. Canales, a Selden, N.Y., native, received the medal for wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, May 11.
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