It was a moment that changed Ronaldo De la Ree’s life, but for several months he did not know who saved his unconscious body from a fiery car wreck.
“People say I’m lucky,” he said. “I say I’m blessed. It was just amazing how I got saved.”
On Monday, De la Ree met the two men who saved his life at the Western Army Aviation Training Site about 30 miles northwest of Tucson, Ariz.
Sgt. Kyle Stephens, 25, and Spc. Michael Knight, 23, both Nevada Army Guard Lakota flight mechanics and North Valleys High School graduates, were deployed last summer in Arizona working border patrol missions at the WAATS.