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SSgt Aaron Escalante on Honoring our Heroes

Thursday, Oct 18, 2012

Honor Southern Arizona First Responders on Heroes Day!

The Southern Arizona community is invited to say ‘thank you’ to first responders for the work they do all year long as part of Heroes Day 2012 on Oct. 18.
 
In its fifth year, the annual event recognizes law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, Border Patrol agents and other first responders who work to keep the community safe and help citizens in times of crisis.

Aaron Escalante, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force who – along with his military working dog, Mushe, assessed an Afghani terrorist operations site, detecting an arsenal of weapons and hidden explosives to secure the site and suspend terrorist operations there.

Read more about Heroes Day here.

credit: The Bobby Rich Morning MIX
caption: In his own words - SSgt Aaron Escalante

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