A Special Forces noncommissioned officer has returned to full active duty service two and a half years after his hand was amputated.

Sgt. 1st Class Ivan Morera, a Special Forces medic, continues to serve with the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) despite being severely wounded in a vehicle roll-over in Afghanistan.

In August 2013, an insurgent on a motorcycle drove up to the front-left tire of the MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle that Morera was driving. Aware of intelligence reports that insurgents were employing suicide bombers on motorcycles, Morera swerved to avoid the attacker. The insurgent pursued Morera’s vehicle, even as he swerved multiple times.

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