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Citations for First Aid/Rescue

While returning from training, Sergeant Clark came upon a vehicle rollover accident. As the first medical provider on scene, he took command of the situation, instructing bystanders to contact emergency services and began to treat the two victims. Sergeant Clark triaged and treated one Active Duty military member and one civilian with severe lacerations, broken limbs, and head injuries. After stabilizing both victims, he continued treatment until local Emergency Medical Services arrived. His decisive actions and leadership are credited with saving the lives of two victims. Sergeant Clark's quick actions and devotion to the community reflect favorably upon himself and the United States Army.


For exceptionally meritorious achievement as a Non-Commissioned Officer while enroute to regular duty on 10 April 2014. On that date, Sergeant Mixon arrived on the scene of a multiple-vehicle automobile accident resulting in serious injuries to passengers in all involved vehicles. Without hesitation, Sergeant Mixon stopped traffic to prevent further injuries and went to the aid of the injured victims, expertly administered first aid, and remained with them until the arrival of professional assistance. Sergeant Mixon's service to his community reflects great credit upon himself and the United States Army.


SFC Kline provided direct medical care for three US military casualties on 3 January 2018 while accompanying a convoy. After notification of a vehicle rollover, SFC Kline immediately ran to the crash site, assessed the situation and began to provide and direct medical care. SFC Kline's preparedness, calm demeanor, and technical first aid skills proved invaluable in rendering care to three US Soldiers identified as priority patients. SFC Kline ensured all patients were triaged then directed the casualty evacuation to a local hospital while adhering to Task Force Jordan Standard Operating Procedures. SFC Kline's outstanding service and devotion to duty reflect favorably upon himself and the United States Army.


On 11 August 2012, SGT Young was instrumental in saving the life of two soldiers in his vehicle after it was struck by an IED. The TC had the most serious injuries and SGT Young applied immediate aid and helped escort the TC off the vehicle, onto the ground and into a litter. In addition he set up and provided perimeter security. He remained with the Soldiers as he waited for the MEDEVAC to go through and acted with the utmost professionalism and was vital to the survival of his fellow crewmen. Sergeant Young's performance reflects great credit upon himself, the 72nd Mobility Augmentation Company and the United States Army.


For Exceptionally Meritorious Achievement as a convoy security team leader in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from 13 March 2011 to 14 July 2011. Specialist Dorsey's action and courage under enemy fire while assisting his wounded comrades was directly responsible for saving the life of a fellow soldier. His decisiveness and quick actions were in the finest Army tradition of never leaving a fallen comrade behind. His dedication to duty and commitment to excellence reflects great credit upon himself, the 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the United States Army.


THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TAKES PLEASURE IN PRESENTING THE ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL WITH COMBAT "V" TO WARRANT OFFICER OSCAR K HAYNES, U.S. ARMY FOR VALOUR IN ACTION WHILE SERVING AS A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT WITH 4TH BATTALION, 2ND INFANTRY DIVISION, IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, ON MARCH 11, 2010. WARRANT OFFICER HAYNES DISPLAYED OUTSTANDING BRAVERY BY PUTTING HIMSELF IN DANGER BY MOVING FROM HIS COVERED POSITION TO RENDER AID AND PROVIDE MEDICAL ATTENTION TO HIS FELLOW COMRADES. HIS ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, TASK FORCE MOHAWK, COMBINED TASK FORCE LEATHERNECK AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.






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