Hollyanne Milley, the wife to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, has been credited with helping to save the life of a man who collapsed at a Veteran’s Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon.
According to NBC News, Milley was waiting for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump to arrive for a Veteran’s Day ceremony when a man collapsed near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Milley, a long-time registered nurse, rushed to his aid.
“When I first got there, he was breathing in a very erratic way that he wasn’t really taking air into his lungs as he should have been,” Milley told NBC News in an interview.
Then the man stopped breathing, and his pulse ceased.
Thinking quickly, Milley decided to administer CPR, and after two minutes, the man took a “deep breath” and started moving, reports The Wall Street Journal.
“That big deep breath and groan is a wonderful