Wounded Warrior recalls dark days, bright recovery
Then, Army Staff Sgt. Bernard Lawson's official photo as an instructor at the Army Medical Department on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, circa 2003. Lawson was recovering from major nerve damage at the Brooke Army Medical Center, when offered an opportunity to teach at AMEDD. Lawson is currently the emergency manager for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)