RALEIGH (WTVD) — Sgt. Gerry Propst remembers Operation Desert Storm like it was yesterday. The 82nd Airborne veteran has the pictures and the medals to prove he was there, but what he doesn’t have is most of the medical records from his five years of Army service.
“They told me the only thing that they had was my physical before going in, and an ear exam going out. Well, how do you lose everything in between?” he asked.
Among the missing records is the documented proof he suffered a major back injury during a parachute assault.
Read more: ABC May 9 2012