United States Army Reservist Kien Luong recently returned from a tour of duty with Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan. This was Kien’s third tour of duty. A Firefighter with the Malden Fire Department since April of 2013, Kien was deployed as a Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Advance Trauma Life Support (NCOIC) on a Forward Surgical Team. He presented an American Flag to Mayor Christenson and explained that it had been carried by a member of Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha 0215 on combat operations in support of a mission in Afghanistan. The Flag will be on display in the Mayor’s office.
Released by the Office of Mayor Gary Christenson
Photos by City of Malden