VMI Swimmer Hayden Rose Credited With Saving Girl’s Life Throughout Cyber-Train
VMI swimmer Hayden Rose has been acknowledged for his heroism in aiding a civilian navy associate who fell and hit her head on concrete throughout a coaching train, administering early medical therapy till medical professionals arrived.
From Colonel Adrian T. Bogart III, the Commonadant of the Virginia Army Institute Corps of Cadets:
The report comes from COL Rusty McGuire ’96 who instructions the 91st Cyber Brigade. On 10 July, at 0855 hours, following the in-brief at Virginia’s Cybersecurity Train “Cyber Fortress”, one of many civilian companions all of a sudden collapsed. VMI Cadet Hayden Rose ’26 noticed the lady fall and hit her head on the concrete. Cadet Rose rapidly administered support and observed she was not respiratory. One other soldier and 4 marines arrived on the scene, and so they all carried out lifesaving procedures till the emergency personnel arrived. In throughout half-hour of CPR was carried out earlier than she was transported to the hospital the place she is in secure situation. Her household is extremely grateful and credit score the group for saving their liked one. Cadet Rose not too long ago accomplished EMT coaching at VMI.
Cyber Fortress is a cyber safety train designed to apply and validate responses to cyber warfare within the state of Virginia. Virginia Nationwide Guard Troopers and Airmen, Virginia governmental departments, and personal sector companions all take part within the drills based mostly at Camp Pendleton.
The girl who Rose aided was a civilian worker of a “main telecommunications firm” who was taking part within the train.
After a morning briefing, a gaggle of individuals taking part within the workouts had been strolling from one constructing to a subsequent. Rose observed the lady wanting confused, when all of a sudden he heard a Marine yelling for assist.
Rose noticed the lady face down on the bottom bleeding and reacted.
“I knew my coaching, and knew it was one thing I may assist with. I assessed her, and located that she wasn’t respiratory and didn’t have a pulse. I knew immediately we needed to begin CPR. Not one of the different service members serving to had been licensed in CPR, so a part of my job was instructing them in correct CPR method. All of us took turns performing CPR, and I stored reassessing her to ensure we had been doing every thing we may to save lots of her life till the ambulance arrived,” Rose recalled.
He says he was not sure about how lengthy it took for the ambulance to reach, however that others estimated that the group carried out CPR for 20 minutes earlier than an ambulance transported her to the hospital.
After finishing his workouts at Camp Pendleton, Rose will take the Nationwide Registry EMT (NREMT) take a look at that gives him with a two-year certification, and returns to VMI mid-August for cadre week to imagine his EMT duties.
Rose was considered one of 21 VMI college students who attended an EMT class that the college held in June, the place college students went via 5 weeks (about 150 hours) of coaching to change into an EMT.
Rose, who simply accomplished his freshman 12 months at VMI, is majoring in Pc Science and participates in undergraduate analysis applications within the subject.
Within the pool, Rose was a part of VMI’s non-scoring roster on the America East Championships, ending his first 12 months of school swimming with a 1:05.55 within the 100 yard breaststroke and a pair of:28.32 within the 200 yard breaststroke, plus a 23.97 within the 50 free.
He additionally performs trombone within the Band Firm.
Rose comes from Cedarburg, Wisconsin, the place as a senior at Cedarburg Excessive Faculty, he completed thirteenth on the WIAA Boys’ Division 2 Excessive Faculty State Championship meet.
VMI, situated in Lexington, Virginia, is the US’ oldest public senior navy school.