• January 19, 2017

Soldiers receive Purple Heart, return to duty in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Richard Yocius (center left) and Cpl. Michael Mayefski (center right), currently serving in Afghanistan with the 163rd Military Intelligence Battalion out of Fort Hood, Texas, pose with Command Sgt. Maj. David Clark, Regional Command (South) and 4th Infantry Division command sergeant major (far left), and Maj. Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, commanding general, RC(S) and 4th Infantry Division commanding general (far right), after an awards ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 6, 2014. Yocius and Mayefski both were award the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat in January 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Clay Beyersdorfer)


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