Even as flames from a wrecked vehicle grew larger, Spc. Elvis Romero stayed calm and worked quickly to free the vehicle’s driver, a soldier who was unconscious and pinned inside.
Romero watched the flames spark in the smashed engine while he and another soldier unbuckled the unconscious man and carefully pulled him from the vehicle.
Romero never hesitated. Walking away was unfathomable, he said.
“I wanted to make sure he was OK,” Romero said, recalling the multiple vehicle crash that happened outside Simmons Army Airfield in December 2016.
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