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Wednesday Warfighter: Airman Saves Police Officer’s Life

By Air Force Airman 1st Class Siuta B. Ika 49th Fighter Wing, www.defense.gov HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – Air Force Staff Sgt. Lionel Garcia, a 49th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, saved the life of a San Antonio police officer while on leave visiting his family. “We left my son’s birthday party and were headed back on the highway to …

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Wednesday Warfighter: Marine Pulls Man From Burning Truck

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Stephen T. Stewart, www.defense.gov Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Running late on his way to pick up a new fishing boat after work Feb. 14, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David S. Shouse was driving through the small town of Boiling Spring Lakes, N.C., when he saw …

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Female Prisoners of War

By Alexandra Hemmerly-Brown, Army News Service From www.army.mil  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Maj. Rhonda Cornum could see her breath when she awoke on the fourth day of ground fighting during Operation Desert Storm. It was February 1991, and the flight surgeon combated the chilly Iraqi morning by slipping on her jacket and nursing a few cups of hot coffee. She was …

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Marine’s Training Tested During Armed Robbery

From the Pentagon Channel [youtube kl8zQpxQefQ nolink] Marine Lt. Col. Karl Trenker was shot when a craigslist deal went bad; his combat training may have saved his life. He and his fiancé describe what happened. Catch the full Around the Services story here: http://bit.ly/z4Isda and here: http://bit.ly/Azftx2

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The Legacy of John Henry Turpin

Video provided by DMA Navy The amazing story of John Henry Turpin, a Chief Gunner’s Mate in the Navy. He survived both the sinking of the USS Maine (you know, Remember the Maine!) and a boiler explosion on USS Bennington. Check out this All Hands Update to learn more about his incredible story. [youtube oEHOtrprf1Q nolink]

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