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METC Medical Lab instructor recognized for saving a life
220829-D-SC228-9001.JPG Photo By: Lisa Braun

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Navy Lt. Brian Melin, Navy Service Lead in the joint Army/Navy Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Medical Education and Training Campus, took immediate action when he spotted a referee at his daughter's volleyball tournament on the ground and unresponsive with no pulse. Melin performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation for approximately ten minutes until the referee regained a heartbeat. For his selfless, lifesaving actions, Melin was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal presented to him by Navy Capt. Thomas Herzig, former METC Commandant.


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