- Published: Monday, 21 December 2009 04:11
- Written by Rebecca S. Rivas Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American
ST. LOUIS (NNPA) - The soldiers saw a flash, and then heavy smoke began to fill the tank. Through the fog, Aaron Johnson, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, looked around at his squad of seven soldiers, who were on a standard patrol in Iraq. Several were bleeding, and his gunner was the worst of all. Johnson feared he was dead.