Soldier credited with saving squad leader's life
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Lindsey Kibler
Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza (left), commanding general of the 7th Infantry Division, presents Spc. Benjamin Rubino, 201st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, with a Bayonet Soldier of the Month plaque, Aug. 2, outside of the division headquarters, for his actions June 29, 2013. On that day, Rubino, of Olympia, Wash., received a photo on his cell phone of his former squad leader holding a loaded gun to his head. He quickly alerted the authorities at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, where the squad leader was located, and they were able to get the soldier to the hospital for treatment and observation.
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