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Meet your Military: Navy Nurse Saves Man’s Life on Ferry TripNavy Lt. Cmdr. Erika Schilling, a nurse midwife at Naval Hospital Bremerton, Wash., is interviewed by radio and television reporters in Seattle, Jan. 18, 2018. Shilling was recognized by Washington State Ferries with the Life Ring Award certificate for her life saving efforts on Dec. 2, 2017, when she saved a male passenger's life by administering emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 14 minutes on the Kingston-Edmunds ferry. Photo by Douglas H Stutz

BREMERTON, Wash., Jan. 30, 2018 — By Douglas H. Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton
Navy midwifes bring new life into the world. Occasionally, they also save lives.
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Erika Schilling, a military nurse midwife at Naval Hospital Bremerton here, recently used her medical skills to pull back a man from the brink of death on a local area ferry trip.

Marine awarded for saving local Okinawans from riptideMarine awarded for saving local Okinawans from riptide.
Marine Corps 1st Lt. Aaron Cranford, left, speaks in an interview with Justin Kinjo and Yusuke Teruya, divers who almost lost their lives at the hands of a rip current, after the he receives the Navy and Marine Corps Medal at the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Headquarters building on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 8, 2018. Cranford was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for risking his life while rescuing three divers and a local Okinawan who were caught in rip current during a recreational dive at Onna Point, Okinawa, Japan, in April 2017.
Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Josue Marquez

CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan, Jan. 18, 2018 — A Marine received the nation's highest medal for non-combat heroism during a ceremony here, Jan. 8.

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Aaron Cranford, a supply officer with Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for saving four divers, including a local Okinawan, who were caught in a rip current during a recreational dive at Onna Point, Okinawa, Japan, on April 23, 2017.

marines save lives during las vegas tragedy  - Support Our TroopsCourage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives Marine Corps Sgt. Michael Vura, left, and Marine Corps Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 1, 2017. Photo by Sgt. David Bickel

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 — by Marine Corps Sgt. David Bickel, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing — Two Marine Corps helicopter mechanics who assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care at an Oct. 1 Las Vegas concert that became a mass-casualty attack recalled their experience recently.

meet your military support our troops orgMarine Corps Capt. David Miller prepares to conduct a simulated night raid during an air assault training event at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 31, 2017. Miller is currently participating in Blue Chromite 18 in Okinawa. Miller is a forward air controller with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment attached to 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger

OKINAWA, Japan, Nov. 17, 2017 — Marine Corps pilots are the only aviators in the U.S. military who are taught the basics of infantry tactics prior to flight school.
This ensures every Marine is a rifleman. Though the chances of an aviator leading a platoon of infantry Marines are slim to none, there are cases where Marine pilots are embedded in infantry units.

Air Force Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, the commander of the 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron, conducts a preflight munitions check on his A-10 Thunderbolt II at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 11, 2017. Rudolphi has played a dual role in Operation Inherent Resolve, serving as a squadron commander and flying A-10s in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria with the 477th Air Expeditionary Group. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ramon A. AdelanAir Force Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, the commander of the 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron, conducts a preflight munitions check on his A-10 Thunderbolt II at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 11, 2017. Rudolphi has played a dual role in Operation Inherent Resolve, serving as a squadron commander and flying A-10s in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria with the 477th Air Expeditionary Group. 

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey, July 28, 2017 — The darkness of a desert night surrounds his aircraft. The wind rushes past his cockpit. As the target approaches, nervousness builds deep within his core and his heart races at extraordinary speeds.

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