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

By Staff Sgt. Brendan MackieDecember 10, 2012

Marine Corps Cpl. Stephen Farrell Jr. listens to a brief on the current state of Afghanistan while participating in Operation Proper Exit at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 6, 2012. Operation Proper Exit brings severely wounded service members back to the theater where they sustained their injuries to provide a firsthand progress update on the continuing mission and to help in the healing process.  Farrell is from New Orleans, La.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Marine Corps Cpl. Stephen Farrell Jr. listens to a brief on the current state of Afghanistan while participating in Operation Proper Exit at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 6, 2012. Operation Proper Exit brings severely wounded service members back to the theater where they sustained their injuries to provide a firsthand progress update on the continuing mission and to help in the healing process. Farrell is from New Orleans, La. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) VIEW ORIGINAL