While President Donald Trump was in El Paso this week meeting with first responders and families impacted by last weekend’s mass shooting that killed 22, he also met with a soldier from Killeen who is stationed at Fort Bliss.

At the operations center in El Paso, Trump met with Army Pfc. Glendon Oakley Jr., who is credited by El Paso police Chief Greg Allen with saving children during the attack, according to a report in the El Paso Times.

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Concerned Vet

Proud to know he is from Killeen. His parents did a good job of raising a great son. This young man's heart is in the right place. I am glad the President took the time to meet him. I am proud to have worn the same uniform this young man does.


I really hope and pray that President Trump gives this young soldier a special award to commemorate his bravery and his selflessness. I agree an ARCOM doesn't do this soldier justice, please let's come together to get our President to recognize this Soldier and all others (El Paso Heroes) for their BRAVERY and SELFLESSNESS. We need to continue to celebrate the people of El Paso and Dayton that put their own lives last in a moment of tragedy. Let's show these heroes that we have their 6.

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