On the morning of April 4, U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dominick Bonner, quickly rushed to the aid of a local resident who was lying on the ground unresponsive.
Bonner, a native of Parkville, Maryland, was enjoying breakfast at a restaurant to celebrate his wife’s birthday when he was made aware of a restaurant employee who required medical attention. After entering the kitchen area and locating the man, lying motionless without a pulse, Bonner laid the man on his back and began chest compressions, taking over for a fatigued employee. Bonner continued to provide lifesaving aid for over ten minutes, sustaining the man’s life, until relieved by Japanese paramedics who evacuated the man to a local medical facility.
“I did what any Marine would have done,” said Bonner, a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense specialist with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.
“It’s all about looking out for our fellow brothers and sisters of mankind.” Cpl….
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