Crew chief saves life, receives command award

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. -- Staff Sgt. Joseph Meyer is presented a Department of the Air Force command civilian award for valor by Brig. Gen. Dean Despinoy for saving the life of a man critically injured in a collision of two tractor-trailer trucks earlier this year. According to the award signed by Lt. Gen. Charles Stenner, Air Force Reserve Command commander, Sergeant Meyer drew upon his first-aid skills learned in the Air Force to keep the man from bleeding to death. Sergeant Meyer is a crew chief with the 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner)

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