Spc. Jonathan Roman Rios, of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, poses at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Monday, March 25, 2019. (MATT KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES)
Spc. Jonathan Roman Rios, of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, poses at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Monday, March 25, 2019. (MATT KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES)

S. Korea-based soldier to be honored for saving girl from dog attack

by Matthew Keeler
Stars and Stripes

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — A soldier with the 2nd Infantry Division will be recognized Thursday by the city of Pyeongtaek for diverting an aggressive dog away from a Korean girl and taking the brunt of the canine’s attack.

After the Feb. 12 attack, Spc. Jonathan Roman Rios received preventative rabies treatment after the attack at Master Sgt. Henry L. Jenkins Patient Centered Medical Home on Camp Humphreys.

The dog — described by Roman as a white, medium-sized husky — fixated on a Korean woman and a young girl on the street outside the camp pedestrian gate, he said.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.574194

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