An Air Force Investigator Browsing the Internet Ended Up Saving an Airman’s Life

An Air Force rookie is being credited for saving the life of another airman – but the rescue did not take place while on deployment; it took place on social media.

Senior Airman Charles Woomer from the Fairchild Office of Special Investigations in Washington was browsing the Air Force page on Reddit last Friday when he noticed something concerning.

Amidst the innocuous posts and discussions, there was a comment from another user who was asking how his life insurance policy would pay off for his family if “something” were to happen to him before he separated from the military.

Woomer, along with several other Reddit users, expressed their concern over the airman’s tone – except Woomer went one step further.

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As a means of ensuring the anonymous airman’s safety, Woomer contacted employees at Google and Reddit to…

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