Col. Laurel Burkel, a C-130H Hercules navigator currently stationed at Scott AFB, survived a broken neck during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2015. She tells her story to a group of writers from various publications during the “Real Airmen, Real Stories” portion of the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Col. Laurel Burkel, a C-130H Hercules navigator currently stationed at Scott AFB, survived a broken neck during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2015. She tells her story to a group of writers from various publications during the “Real Airmen, Real Stories” portion of the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Photo by Wayne A. Clark
Col. Laurel Burkel, a C-130H Hercules navigator currently stationed at Scott AFB, survived a broken neck during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2015. She tells her story to a group of writers from various publications during the “Real Airmen, Real Stories” portion of the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Photo by Wayne A. Clark

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