Army soldier saves multiple children during El Paso rampage: "I did that because that is what I was trained to do"

CBS NewsAn Army serviceman broke down in tears on Sunday while speaking to reporters about the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Private First Class Glendon Oakley saved multiple children during the rampage and is now being hailed as a hero – but he doesn't ...

August 5th 2019


Army soldier who was shopping when El Paso shooting unfolded: 'I was just focused on the kids'

fox6now.comEL PASO, Texas — Glendon Oakley was shopping for a jersey Saturday, Aug. 3 when a child came into the El Paso, Texas, store and said there was a shooter at the nearby Walmart. Pfc. Oakley told CNN no one in the store, including him, paid attention to the ...

August 5th 2019


Army soldier hailed as hero in El Paso shooting: It's 'the worst thing I've ever been through'

ABC NewsI understand it was heroic and I'm looked at as a hero for it, but that wasn't the reason for me," U.S. Army soldier Glendon Oakley said Sunday, before breaking down in tears. "I'm just focused on the kids that I could not [save] and the families. It hurts me.

August 5th 2019


This Fort Bliss soldier carried children to safety during the El Paso shooting

Connecting VetsPvt. 1st Class Glendon Oakley Jr. was in a Footlocker at the Cielo Vista Mall when he heard gunshots. He, like the hundreds of other customers in the store, started moving. But his military training kicked in when he saw children without their parents mixed in ...

August 5th 2019


When chaos erupted in El Paso, this Army soldier's first response was to save the lives of children

CNN"I just heard two gunshots and a whole bunch of people started running around and screaming," Oakley said. As mayhem erupted over the next five to seven minutes, Oakley said he had his gun on him and planned to go with others who ran out of the store ...

August 5th 2019