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Marines save unresponsive child


MARINE IS BEING RECOGNIZED FOR HIS HEROIC ACTIONS –THIS TIME OFF BASE. IT’S AFTER A NEIGHBOR YELLED FOR HELP TO SAVE HER UNRESPONSIVE ONE YEAR OLD. 9OYS CAMILA BARCO CAPTURED THE MOMENT THE MARINE WAS HONORED FOR HIS LIFE SAVING EFFORTS. 0.40 TO 0.45 LANCE CORPORAL BRAXTON GOFF/CAMP JOHNSON MARINE 0.52 TO 0.58 COLONEL JIM SHELTON/ AREA COMMANDER FOR CAMP JOHNSON PKG: NAT SOUND LANCE CORPORAL BRAXTON GOFF WEARS A BADGE OF HONOR AFTER SAVING THE LIFE OF ONE YEAR OLD ADDISYN MCNEELY. “It’s no big deal, really.” ON JULY 5TH THE CAMP JOHNSON MARINE WAS AT HIS COUSIN’S BABY GENDER REVEAL IN MAN, WEST VIRGINIA. IT WAS THEN — A WOMAN SCREAMED HER CHILD WAS NOT BREATHING. “So the first I thought was ‘i better get over there.'” WITH A BROKEN FOOT, IN A CAST, GOFF HOBBLED HIS WAY OVER DARK WOODED TERRAIN AND BEGAN CPR. “When I got there, the baby was alreayd blue, the mom didn’t know what to do.” HE CONTINUED UNTIL THE BABY BEGAN BREATHING AGAIN. TRAINING HE ATTRIBUTES TO THE MARINE CORPS. “We do a lot of stressful live saving skills so it defintely prepared me for the event.” COLONEL JIM SHELTON SAYS THE EVENT REPRESENTS A MARINE’S DUTY TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY WHETHER IN UNIFORM OR NOT. “What it means to truly transform into a marine which is the 24/7 role model.” SHELTON’S EXPECTATIONS OF MARINES IS NOT FAR FROM THEIR CAPABILITIES. “Take their training that they’ve been given and just apply it whether going into harm’s way amongst other marines or they’re home on leave and in a small town USA.” HAILED AS A HOMETOWN HERO, GOFF LOOKS FORWARD TO SEEING MCNEELY ONCE AGAIN. “Feeling good for myself and the baby and the family because you know they get to grow up and see her make new memories.” ABOARD CAMP JOHNSON CAMILA BARCO 9OYS. THE TOWN OF

Glenn Chapman

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