HomeNewsPhotos

Photos

The Story of Aaron Downing: Behind the Purple Heart
Master Sgt. Aaron Downing, a 19th Security Forces Squadron weapons and tactics superintendent, was struck by an improvised explosive device blast while riding in a convoy during his deployment to Iraq in 2007. In 2014, Downing was awarded a Purple Heart by Lt. Gen. Carlton Everhart, 18th Air Force Commander, for his wounds during his deployment to Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Muro)

Download Image: Full Size (1.69 MB)
Tags: Features
Photo by: Airman st Class Mercedes Muro  |  VIRIN: 141210-F-YM511-008.JPG