The Someone You Should Know radio collaboration began as an extension of Matt Burden’s series at Blackfive. Bruce McQuain, a 28-year veteran of the Army who served in Vietnam, joins us each week to tell us a new, incredible story of bravery and heroics on the battlefield.
This week were touched by an email we received from Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Jim Deyermond. Jim’s longtime friend Kevin Dupont from Chicopee is a 52-year old Army National Guard soldier who volunteered to go to Afghanistan. Kevin was severely injured in an IED explosion while riding in a humvee. He has suffered expensive burns and he is fighting for life at US Army Burn Center at Brooke Army Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
Here is an excerpt from Sgt. Deyermond’s email,
“I write this letter to ask for your help in getting Kevin’s story and sacrifice out to the people of Massachusetts and to his hundreds of friends throughout New England. Kevin is no spring-chicken. He is 52 years old and after graduat