Sgt. Ed Matayka, center, who lost his legs in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan, salutes along with his wife, Karen Matayka, right, during a formal ceremony, as 160 Vermont National guardsmen ... more 
Sgt. Ed Matayka, center, who lost his legs in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan, salutes along with his wife, Karen Matayka, right, during a formal ceremony, as 160 Vermont National guardsmen returned home after finishing their tour of duty in Afghanistan, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, in South Burlington, Vt. (Photo by Alden Pellett) less 
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Associated Press
Sat, Dec 11, 2010 12:40 PM EST