Austin  S.  Langdon  
  Rank, Service
Specialist E-4,  U.S. Army
  Veteran of:
Maryland Army National Guard 2009-Present
War on Terrorism 2009-Present

Austin Langdon was born on December 30, 1982, in Easton, Maryland. He enlisted in the Maryland Army National Guard on September 1, 2009, and graduated from Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, on January 14, 2010. SPC Langdon next completed Advanced Individual Training as an Aviation Combat Medic at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from January to June 2010, followed by medical training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers. He is currently serving as a UH-60 Blackhawk Flight Medic with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 169th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Maryland Army National Guard.

The Soldier's Creed:

I am an American Soldier.

I am a warrior and a member of a team.

I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.

I will always place the mission first.

I will never accept defeat.

I will never quit.

I will never leave a fallen comrade.

I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.

I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.

I am an expert and I am a professional.

I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.

I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.

I am an American Soldier.




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