Video: Oregon Soldier Receives Purple Heart
Video by Master Sgt. Thomas Hovie
B-roll of the Commander of the Oregon National Guard 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Col. Dan Hokanson, presenting a Purple Heart to one of his Soldiers who was injured in combat near Baghdad, Iraq and Oregon’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Fred Rees, visiting troops as they prepare for a convoy. Scenes include the commander and the major general talking to the Purple Heart recipient and the Purple Heart ceremony. Produced by Army Master Sgt. Tom Hovie. Also see “Oregon Soldiers Moving Convoys,” “Oregon Soldiers Conducting Convoy and Foot Patrols,” “Oregon Soldiers Visit Schoolchildren” and “Oregon Soldiers Conducting a Foot Patrol” in this section.