Real world crashes into annual exercise
Photo Credit: Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez
Eight soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division were recognized for their lifesaving efforts in Thailand during Cobra Gold 2013 at ceremony on Camp Casey, Korea, March 20, 2013. The 2nd Infantry Division "Wildcard" soldiers of Company C, 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, and "Manchu" Soldier Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, saved the lives of seven U.S. Marines Feb. 20, 2013, after their helicopter crashed in Thailand during routine operations. Onboard for the rescue and recovery mission was the Manchu battalion surgeon, Capt. Andy Martinez, senior health care specialist, Sgt. John Baah-Mensah, and a Wildcard crew consisting of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Steven Flemister, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Douglas Adams, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Adam McDonough, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Derek Reynolds, Sgt. Christopher Bohatch, Sgt. Michael Ezell and Spc. Hyun Joon Lim. (Photo by Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez, 1ABCT, 2ID PAO)
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