Afghan Soldier Meets U.S. Corpsman Who Saved His Life

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Stanley Maculewicz usually visits Afghanistan’s…

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Stanley Maculewicz usually visits Afghanistan’s Helmand province to advise the Afghan army’s 215th Corps Mobile Strike Force Kandak medics. Shortly after he arrived June 11, the officer in charge told him a particular Afghan soldier was looking for him.

“I couldn’t believe it,” he said as he stared at Staff Sgt. Abdul Malik. The two didn’t say a word or shake hands. They just hugged for a while.

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