Corporals Matthew Mistretta and Philip Chronis, squad leaders serving with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, are part of a group responsible for saving the life of Ervin Hall, a former Navy pilot. Mistretta and Chronis, along with Lance Cpl. Cory Lucas, a mortarman with Weapons Co., and Paul Atkins, a registered nurse at Mission Hospital here, quickly responded to Hall’s vehicle crash on June 18, 2013, at an intersection in San Clemente, Calif. Mistretta and Chronis treated Hall’s wounds, while Atkins performed CPR after pulling him out of the crash. Mistretta is a native of Reno, Nev., Chronis is from Tampa, Fla., and Lucas is a native of Phoenix.
|Date Posted:||07.15.2013 21:45|
|Location:||MISSION VIEJO, CA, US|
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