Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis stepped into the path of the Polish soldier and blocked him from the blast of an insurgent’s suicide vest, according to a report in the Army Times.
Army Private First Class Leroy Deronde III, a soldier from Jersey City, was killed on Saturday during an ambush in Afghanistan.
“This is definitely going to hurt our situation,” King, chairman of the Homeland Security committee, said.
Nearly a quater of the 85,000 veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from mental health disorders, according to a new study.