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Nellis Airman recognized as Angel of the Battlefield

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Linda M. Wilson (center) receives the Angel of the Battlefield award presented by Retired U.S. Army Gen. John Tilelli, Chairman of the Armed Services YMCA (far left), U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (second from left), U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Sean L. Murphy, Deputy Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force (second from right), and Retired U.S. Navy Vice Adm. William D. French, President and Chief Executive Officer of the ASYMCA (far right), during the 2018 Armed Services YMCA Angels of the Battlefield Awards Gala in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 2, 2018. Wilson risked her own life to save others during the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 1, 2017. Wilson flagged down numerous cars to transport wounded victims, obtained first-aid supplies to treat victims, directed the use of clothing for improvised tourniquets, and loaded eight critically injured victims into a car, providing lifesaving treatment en route to the hospital. (DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)

PHOTO BY: Sgt. James K. McCann
VIRIN: 181012-F-FT687-002.JPG
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