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Resilience: OPE Soldiers overcome battlefield injuries | DVIDS

Resilience: OPE Soldiers overcome battlefield injuries | DVIDS

The smiles in this room can part any cloudy day. For each second of this celebration is etched deep inside one’s memory. Hours of grueling surgeries, physical therapy, sweat and tears has led to this moment. The return to the battlefield where life was instantly changed.

Wounded warriors, who are thriving in recovery, begin their journey to the site of the incident, March 14, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Operation Proper Exit gives these wounded veterans the unique opportunity to get closure by seeing firsthand the progress their sacrifice has made.

Their day began with a meet and greet, with currently deployed troops, before flying to the locations where they were injured.

Source: DVIDS – News – Resilience: OPE Soldiers overcome battlefield injuries