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Check out this recent article about Special Operations Soldiers aiding the victims of the Boston Marathon...

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The instincts of an American Soldier took over when three United States Special Operations Soldiers rendered emergency first aid to those who had fallen victim to the bombings at The Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. "I was recovering at the water point when the first bomb went off approximately 50 meters away," said Sgt. 1st Class Chris Spielhagen, a team sergeant in the Group Support Battalion of the Ft. Carson-based 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). "At first it sounded like a celebratory cannon had been fired off, which I thought was rather odd." After turning towards the blast, his training as a Special Forces demolition engineer instantly told him that a bomb had just detonated. "The sound of the blast reminded me exactly of the IED's that I experienced during my five combat deployments to Iraq," said Lt. Col. David P. Diamond, United States ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/102294/

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