Staff Sgt. Eddison A. Hermond, Jr.

"He is the epitome of the "Citizen-Soldier'', always ready to help a neighbor or stranger in their hour of need."
August 15, 1978– May 29, 2018

Staff Sgt. Eddison A. Hermond, Jr., of Severn, Md., distinguished himself by an extraordinary act of bravery at the risk of his life to assist a Marylander during raging floods on May 27, 2018, in Ellicott City.
While eating dinner at a restaurant the flash flood started. During this time he witnessed a person in distress outside. He, without hesitation, left the restaurant to assist the person and was swept away by the intense rushing water.

He is survived by his son Jayden.

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