Crashing Tides Changes Airman’s Life
Staff Sgt. Christopher Parise, 576th Flight Test Squadron missile handling evaluator, peers out towards the ocean near Wall Beach Oct. 25, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. In these waters, only a few weeks prior, Parise saved Al Freeman, a Vietnam veteran, from a near death experience, Al was struggling to return to shore after being in the cold water for roughly 40 minutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)