As a civilian who’s led a soft comfortable life, I was left speechless after reading the article and watching that video. That level of will, determination and sacrifice is something I’ve never experienced or witnessed. I’m sure for many of you that is just how you take care of what needs to be done.
Most people are not aware of USAF CCT, PR (aka PJ), or TACP (aka ROMAD). CCT Chapman was up there to set up a one man air control tower. CCT Motto is "First There". He certainly appears to be doing his best to be the first one to the source.