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On Jan 28, 2024, at approximately 5 a.m. a combat drone struck Tower 22, a small U.S. outpost in Jordan near the border of Syria. The result was three US Army soldiers killed and at least 34 injured. Eight injured soldiers were medically evacuated to receive advanced care.

Corporal Allan Valenzuela sitting in the Hero’s Garden at James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital

It happened in the heart of James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, on a Friday morning like any other. Amid the friendly morning greetings between employees, Veterans and the comforting aroma of freshly brewed coffee, a tale of remarkable courage and friendship unfolds.

Lafaya Thompson suffered two life threatening illness simultaneously and Kim Ruiz quickly took actions that were instrumental in Lafaya’s survival.


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