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‘No big thing’: NCO earns Soldier’s Medal after running into house fire to save woman and dog | Stars & Stripes

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Sgt. 1st Class Jedidia Powell, a full-time Guard noncommissioned officer, has received the Soldier’s Medal for saving the lives of two women and a dog from a fire. Specifically, Powell repeatedly ran into a burning house to save the victims. When he was alerted of a nearby housefire, he ran to help with no emergency crew on the scene. His bravery earned him the Army’s highest award for bravery off the battlefield in a ceremony near Portland, OR.

Source: https://www.stripes.com/news/us/no-big-thing-nco-earns-soldier-s-medal-after-running-into-house-fire-to-save-woman-and-dog-1.671314?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2004.28.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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