Soldier Combat Skills

Archive for July, 2010

Warrior ethos: Paratrooper saves gunner from burning vehicle

Two acts of bravery saved the life of a Soldier, whom others said, most definitely would have died had it not been for a heroic action.

On May 17, 2009, in the Rusafa district of Baghdad, 1st Lt. Luis Reyes twice entered a burning vehicle to rescue his injured gunner, Spc. Robert Mayes. The two men were assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. (continue reading…)

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