Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service, Transportation Security Administration
Duty Station: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Perkasie, Pa.
On January 12, 2016, John Chiartas and Kevin Carmen acted quickly to provide medical assistance to an unresponsive passenger needing resuscitation. During a potentially dangerous emergency landing, the recipients remained with the ill passenger and provided medical assistance until the aircraft arrived at the gate and medical personnel could respond.