Images: Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq [Image 1 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. Alun Thomas
At a town hall forum, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Schlitz speaks to an audience of 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division - Center, service members at Camp Taji, Iraq, Feb. 4 as part of Operation Proper Exit, a program which takes wounded veterans back to Iraq, and the places they were injured, to bring a sense of finality to their combat experiences. This was the second visit to the 1st ACB for Schlitz, who was hit by an improvised explosive device in 2007, losing both his hands and suffering burns to 85 percent of his body.