Doctors perform groundbreaking surgery at Walter Reed
Senior Airman Tre Porfirio poses with Lt. Col. Rick Johns and Senior Airman Scott Cross in his recovery room at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Md., after receiving 11 surgeries to reconstruct his abdomen. While serving with an Army unit in Afghanistan, Airman Porfirio was shot three times in the back by an insurgent Nov. 21. Airmen Porfirio and Cross are assigned to the 88th Communications Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Colonel Johns is the 88th CS commander.