Melissa Thomas held the little girl in her lap as their Humvee sped to meet the helicopter, uttering “English-nonsense” to keep the child from passing out.
About Melissa Thomas
Melissa Thomas graduated from West Point and received her MBA and MHA from Baylor University. She served in the U.S. Army from 2004 to 2015, including two deployments to Iraq. She is attending medical school at Yale University and is a 2016 Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar.