Wounded Warriors return to Afghanistan, believe 'It was all for something'

By Staff Sgt. Brendan MackieDecember 10, 2012

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Earl Granville and several other service members participating in Operation Proper Exit get off of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Camp Nathan Smith, Afghanistan, Dec. 6, 2012. Operation Proper Exit brings severely wounded service members back to the theater where they sustained their injuries to provide a first-hand progress update on the continuing mission and to help in the healing process. Granville is from Scranton, Pa.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Earl Granville and several other service members participating in Operation Proper Exit get off of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Camp Nathan Smith, Afghanistan, Dec. 6, 2012. Operation Proper Exit brings severely wounded service members back to the theater where they sustained their injuries to provide a first-hand progress update on the continuing mission and to help in the healing process. Granville is from Scranton, Pa. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) VIEW ORIGINAL