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Colin Erwin, National Guard, Civilian Contractor, injured in Afghanistan

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 10, 2012

Colin Erwin was wounded by mortar fire in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Erwin was working overseas as a contractor. Even though the war veteran left his uniform behind this time, he wasn’t out of harm’s way.

Hundreds Welcome Injured Soldier/Contractor Home

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) –  May 10, 2012

A wounded Huntsville solider is on his way home from Afghanistan and you can show your support for him this week.

Sgt. Colin Erwin is with the 203rd MP Alabama Army National Guard. He was working as a contractor supporting the Army when the gym he was in took a direct hit from mortar fire.

Sgt. Erwin’s mother said her son suffered injuries to the torso and right leg.

Sgt. Erwin will arrive at Huntsville Airport Thursday at 10:30 a.m. He will be escorted home by friends, family and patriot guard riders.

Anyone interested in welcoming home this wounded warrior is asked to be at the Huntsville Airport by 10 a.m. Madison Fire, Monrovia Fire and Heritage Elementary will line the streets along the route on County Line Road to Old Railroad Bed Road. The family invites supporters to also line the route.

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