Brave Corporal survives a bullet through helmet

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December 23, 2013


On Dec. 10, Cpl. Ian Gorman, from Pittsburgh, Penn., took a bullet through the front of his helmet while serving in Afghanistan. The bullet scraped the right side of his head and went through his ear.

The padding in his helmet was purchased by “Operation Helmet,” a WWE-sponsored program with the purpose of providing more comfortable padding for the brave men and women serving abroad. To help get helmet pad upgrade kits to these extraordinary individuals, donate here today.

WWE continues to demonstrate unwavering support for the U.S. Armed Forces, with programs that boost morale for soldiers, offer free entertainment for active servicemen and servicewomen, and provide workforce assistance for veterans through its partnership with Hire Heroes USA. WWE is also in its 11th year of its annual holiday special event, “Tribute to the Troops,” which brings WWE to active military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as joint operating bases here in the U.S.

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