The Story of Aaron Downing: Behind the Purple Heart
Master Sgt. Aaron Downing, a 19th Security Forces Squadron weapons and tactics superintendent displays his Purple Heart Dec. 10, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. During his deployment to Iraq in 2007, Downing was wounded when his convoy was attacked by an improvised explosive device. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Muro)

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Photo by: Airman st Class Mercedes Muro  |  VIRIN: 141210-F-YM511-034.JPG