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  • Airman saves life, becomes Hometown Hero

    Returning from a 2019 road trip to the top of Pikes Peak, a 14,115-foot-tall mountain near Colorado Springs, Leon noticed a group of people looking over the guard rail. To her surprise, she discovered a man had attempted suicide. Leon and two other men rushed down to assess the situation.
  • Space operator receives Airman's Medal

    First Lieutenant Dominic Vicino was awarded the Airman's Medal, the Air Force's highest noncombat award. He distinguished himself by risking his life to save three people at Miramar Beach March 31, 2017.
  • Airman draws on training, aids accident victim

    It was after leaving a restaurant that a lazy Sunday drive July 17 turned into a race to save a complete stranger’s life. Staff Sgt. Corey Czajka, 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron independent duty medical technician, was driving home with his wife and coworker Staff Sgt. Shandy Villani when a vehicle plowed into the intersection, broadsiding the car directly in front of theirs.
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