“I was not trying to be a hero, I was trying to be a medic,” he said.
A medic standing close to her wore both a stethoscope and a gas mask around her neck—she seemed to be in shock.
As a medic he had seen countless comrades wounded or killed before his tank was cleaved apart by an explosive device in 2006.
medic med·ic (měd'ĭk)
A member of a military medical corps.
A physician or surgeon.
A medical student or intern.