WWII Rescue Recorded by Submarine Commander
Kathy Champion, VII

Soldier "Glad" He Stepped on an IED


Brig. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., left, commanding general of Brooke Army Medical Center and the Southern Regional Medical Command, presents Sgt. J.D. Williams with the Purple Heart medal and certificate Nov. 6 at the medical center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. 

So why is Sergeant Williams glad about stepping on an IED?

"I'm just glad I stepped on that IED. Otherwise, it would have been one of my buddies." - Army Sgt. J.D. Williams, triple amputee.

Full story and how you can send him a note of encouragement here at Soldiers' Angels Germany.