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Duty Calls

ROTC cadet gives lifesaving effort while on international flight

Jerrod Fedorchik, a South Dakota State University student who just joined the Brookings Ambulance Service, already has years of lifesaving experience. Also, this summer, while on a flight for an U.S. Army ROTC assignment, he administered a lifesaving IV to a passenger who had lost consciousness.

Jerrod Fedorchik, a 20-year-old cadet in the U.S. Army ROTC program at South Dakota State University, was 20 minutes from Amsterdam when a call went out that someone with medical training was needed in the back of the plane.

Fedorchik, who will be a junior this fall, had the training and offered his services.

 

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