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Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq

Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson (left) from Austin, Texas, the command sergeant major of U.S. Forces - Iraq, watches as Sgt. 1st Class Michael Schlitz (right) gives a farewell embrace to Col. Douglas Gabram (center) from Cleveland, Ohio, commander, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division - Center, Feb. 4. Schlitz and seven other wounded warriors visited 1st ACB as part of Operation Proper Exit, which was the program's third visit to the Air Cav.



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This work, Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq [Image 5 of 6], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.04.2010

Date Posted:02.06.2010 12:09

Photo ID:248428

VIRIN:100204-A-#####-171

Resolution:2100x1391

Size:773.74 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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