Airman honored for braving icy waters to rescue elderly woman from sinking ambulance
An airman who waded into freezing swamp water in North Dakota to rescue a 91-year-old woman from a flooding ambulance was honored this month for his heroism.
Tech. Sgt. Ryan Fontaine of the 219th Security Forces Squadron at Minot Air Force Base received the North Dakota National Guard’s Woodrow W. Keeble Award at a ceremony in Fargo on March 6.
“His selfless acts in those icy waters on that fateful day in November exemplify the courage and professionalism that we know and have come to…
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