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From shooting survivor to METC graduate, trauma turns to triumph

Air Force Staff Sgt. Deondra Parks accepts her certificate of completion from Air Force Lt. Col Elizabeth Decker, squadron commander for the 383rd Training Squadron, during the Basic Medical Technician/Corpsman Program graduation ceremony at the Medical Education & Training Campus (METC) in Fort Sam Houston, Texas on Oct 3, 2011. Parks was enrolled in the program at Sheppard Air Force Base in 2010 but had to drop from training after she was shot. She returned to training in June 2011 at METC where the program is now being taught. (U.S. Navy photo by Lisa Braun/Released)

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