Schofield Soldier Receives Medal for Act of Heroism
Photo Credit: Spc. Durwood Blackmon
Brig. Gen. Mick Bednarek, commander, 25th Infantry Division, pins the Soldiers Medal on 2nd Lt. Daniel O'Conner at an award ceremony held on Sills Field, Feb. 25. O'Connor received the Soldier's Medal, the highest award given in peace time, for saving the life of motorcycle accident victim Stephen Shigetani. Shigetani and his son, right, attended the ceremony. O'Connor credits the army combat lifesaver training to his ability to assist Shigetani.
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