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IN Travel & Adventure ON 16 Jul, 2014
This story is particularly 8 months old but it is always a pleasure to know our heroes who fight for our country in Afghanistan.
Cpl. Josh Hargis was severly wounded when an explosive device detonated near him , it was an Afghan female suicide bomber . The blast killed four members of Hargis' 3rd Army Ranger Battalion and wounded 12 other American soldiers.
Josh reached after 2 hours to the hospital after getting wounded .He was severely injured.His hand was heavily bandaged and there were many tubes wrapped around him.
When his commander came to present Purple heart to Josh, his right hand rested under red and blue blanket, as soon as Purple heart ceremony started Josh lifted his hand in moved it into saluting position .It was the most beautiful salute. It's an army protocol ,whenever anyone is presented with Purple heart,he has to salute.
In that Hospital room ,there were 50 people and all of them moved into tears , the courage of Cpl. Josh Hargis was extraordinary and exemplary bravery which should be remembered forever ,after all if you want to know the meaning of strong, it's an Army Ranger.It was an emotionally intense moment for everyone.
It was a moment when elder men became to weep and we got to know about the character and exceptional courage of Josh.