Operation Proper Exit returned to Iraq this fall with five more soldiers, and one Marine. Witness the joy and comfort the trip brought not only to the participants, but to their fellow soldiers still in Iraq.
U.S. troops, who were previously wounded in Iraq, pose for a group photo in front of the Al Faw Palace at Victory Base Complex in Baghdad, Iraq on October 11, 2009, as part of the wounded warriors initiative "Operation Proper Exit"a co-sponsored tour by the USO and Troops First Foundation. (Left to Right): CPL Craig Chavez, SSG Luke Wilson, SFC Josh Olson, SGT John Eubanks, SGT Rob Brown, 1LT Ed Salau, SGT Ethan Peyton, and SGT John Hyland. USO Photo by Mike Theiler