Border Patrol Agent, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Duty Station: Tucson, Ariz.
Hometown: Hubbell, Mich.
On March 22, 2014, CBP Border Patrol Agent Jerome Schmitt responded to a request for assistance at the Sasabe, Ariz., Port of Entry, by providing medical assistance to a U.S. citizen that had sustained multiple gunshot wounds while in Mexico. Border Patrol Agent Schmitt provided lifesaving medical care for two hours until further medical assistance could arrive.