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

By Staff Sgt. Brendan MackieDecember 10, 2012

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Carnes shows his prosthetic foot to Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Regional Command (South) and 3rd Infantry Division commanding general, at the region's headquarters on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan during Operation Proper Exit, 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. Carnes is from Los Angeles, Calif. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Carnes shows his prosthetic foot to Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Regional Command (South) and 3rd Infantry Division commanding general, at the region's headquarters on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan during Operation Proper Exit, 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. Carnes is from Los Angeles, Calif. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) VIEW ORIGINAL