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Monica Lin Brown (born 24 May 1988) - Spc. Monica Brown, 19, an Army medic. In April 2007 a vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

Monica Lin Brown (born 24 May 1988) - Spc. Monica Brown, 19, an Army medic. In April 2007 a vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

Spc. Monica Brown stands in the hallway of the Forward Operating Base Salerno's hospital in Afghanistan, Mar. 10, 2008.

UNSUNG HEROES: The Female Soldier Who Provided Crucial Medical Treatment Under Mortar Fire

Spc. Monica Brown stands in the hallway of the Forward Operating Base Salerno's hospital in Afghanistan, Mar. 10, 2008.

December 5, 1906 – July 24, 1982: Lin Storti: born in Santa Monica, CA//played second and  third base in pro ball 1927-1945// St. Louis Browns (1930–1933)

December 5, 1906 – July 24, 1982: Lin Storti: born in Santa Monica, CA//played second and third base in pro ball 1927-1945// St. Louis Browns (1930–1933)

A 19-year-old medic from Texas will become the first woman in Afghanistan and only the second woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest medal for valor.

Female medic earns Silver Star in Afghan war

A 19-year-old medic from Texas will become the first woman in Afghanistan and only the second woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest medal for valor.

Sgt. Monica Lin Brown, U.S. Army.    Only the second woman since WWII to receive the Silver Star, the U.S. military's third-highest medal for valor in combat.  In April 2007, after a roadside bomb detonated, PFC Brown, ran through insurgent gunfire to reach the wounded using her body to shield them while mortar rounds  and small arms fire impacted nearby.

Sgt. Monica Lin Brown, U.S. Army. Only the second woman since WWII to receive the Silver Star, the U.S. military's third-highest medal for valor in combat. In April 2007, after a roadside bomb detonated, PFC Brown, ran through insurgent gunfire to reach the wounded using her body to shield them while mortar rounds and small arms fire impacted nearby.

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