Distinguished Service Cross
Photo Credit: U.S. Army
After being struck by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive devise in Baqubah, Iraq, a Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle immediately burns with its occupants still inside. Specialist (now Staff Sgt.) Christopher Waiters, a senior medic assigned to 5-20 Inf., makes his first and subsequent attempts to climb into the burning BFV to rescue a third Soldier trapped in the vehicle after he had treated and safe-guarded two other casualties back to his Stryker Medical Evacuation Vehicle. "
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