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 gets ready to load onto a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, while participating in 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. 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 gets ready to load onto a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, while participating in 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. Granville is from Scranton, Pa. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie) VIEW ORIGINAL