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Marines save Afghans in daring canal rescue

By James K. Sanborn - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Jan 2, 2012 10:26:48 EST

A routine Afghan-Marine foot patrol was thrown into chaos Dec. 2 when a car traveling more than 40 mph struck the point man, plunging both car and soldier violently into a nearby canal.

For more on the 3/3:

http://marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/01/MONDAY-marine-rescue-afghanistan-canal-010212/