Saturday, June 26, 2010

Maine Soldier Carries Wounded Comrade to Medevac Helicopter in Afghanistan

1LT Chris Farrington, a  native of Pownal, Maine, was recently photographed and displayed on the front page of USA Today and The Washington Post.  He was photographed while carrying a critically wounded member of his platoon to a medevac helicopter in Afghanistan. 1LT Farrington is a platoon leader with the 82nd Airborne Division of Fort Bragg, NC and will return from his one-year deployment to Afghanistan in the fall.  The LT is front left in the photograph.  The link to the story is below.


http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2010-06-25-gates-says-us-not-bogged-down_N.htm

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