Saturday, March 4, 2006

Walter Reed Army Hospital

10th Mountain veterans of WWII Ock Covington and Hassel Vass visit a wounded
10th Mountain Division Lieutenant wounded in Iraq and now at Walter Reed Army Hospital.

AWONer Norm Burkey reports that he often joins the Washington, D.C. chapter of the 10th Mountain Division Association in visits 10th Mountain Division soldiers more recently woulded in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Norm was present on Saturday, March 4th when the contingent visited this Lieutenant, who had been flown in with a broken back on Wednesday or Thursday, and by Saturday had completed his surgery and was recuperating.

The photo was provided by Norm Burkey – with thanks!