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Heroic 16 year old coined by Air Force Commander for saving a life

Heroic 16 year old coined by Air Force Commander for saving a life

(F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.) - A former employee on F.E. Warren Air Force Base was recently coined by the 90th Missile Wing Commander for saving a life. James Gay, 16, was presented the coin by Col. Stephen Kravitsky for saving the life of a coworker when he worked in the commissary on base, according to F.E. Warren AFB . Gay jumped into action after noticing signs of distress from his coworker, asking him questions to determine his level of consciousness and even hooked up an AED to get ready for use when emergency medical personnel finally arrived. It was later discovered the distressed coworker was having heart troubles. Read more about the boy's heroic actions that day here . *h/t photo: ​U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Jason Wiese/Pitchengine Communities* *Feature photo: Col. Stephen Kravitsky, 90th Missile Wing commander, poses for a photo with James Gay, 16, a former F.E. Warren Commissary employee. Kravitsky presented Gay with a commander's coin for saving the life of a co-worker when he worked in the commissary. h/t: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Wiese/Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news