Operation Proper Exit gives soldiers a chance to come to terms with their experiences — and share them with others.
Sgt. Andrew Miller, center, on board a military helicopter on his way from Jalalabad, Afghanistan, to Bagram Airfield. Miller, who lost a leg to a combat injury, is now a student at the University of Houston. He returned to Afghanistan as part of Operation Proper Exit, which brings veterans of the conflict back to visit the battlefield. Lorenzo Tugnoli/For The Washington Post Buy Photo