A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier wounded by a mine May 31 in Afghanistan received a visit from his commander in chief today at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Spc. Josh Wetzel of Glencoe, Ala. lost his legs to an enemy bomb during a foot patrol with Lewis-McChord’s 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. His family has providing updates about his recovery to 11,000 followers at a Facebook page called Prayers for Josh Wetzel. The above photo is from the family’s Facebook page.
He has also been in touch with his community through his hometown local media. Here’s their story about Wetzel meeting President Obama today.