Bruce McQuain from Blackfive joined us once again for Someone You Should Know, our weekly tribute to the troops. Bruce spent 28 years in the U.S. Army and he is a veteran of the Vietnam war. He brings a perspective and understanding to these stories that we could never match.
This week Bruce told us about an amazing, selfless woman who heads Soldiers Angels Germany. Her name of Mary Ann Phillips and she is a force of nature. Her mission, "to support patients medevaced to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center from Iraq and Afghanistan."
Her work is so extraordinary she was one of 13 Americas, out of 6,000 nominated, to be awarded by President Obama the Presidential Citizen's Award, the 2nd highest civilian award our country has to offer.
This is recognition that is truly deserved. Mary Ann is a special, special human being.
From her citation,
MaryAnn Phillips, Star Valley Ranch, WY
"Caring for America’s injured service members, MaryAnn Phillips embodies strength and grace. An Americ