Colorado Army clinic named for Omahan killed saving fellow soldier’s life

Eric Woods

Pfc. Eric Woods, US Army

Colorado Army clinic named for Omahan killed saving fellow soldier’s life

An Army medic from Omaha who died trying to save a fellow soldier’s life will now be remembered at a famed Army base.

On Friday, Colorado’s Fort Carson officially renamed a medical clinic in honor of Pfc. Eric Paul Woods, who died in a 2005 bomb blast in Iraq. Now, when a soldier’s spouse or child needs medical help they will go to the Pfc. Eric P. Woods Soldier Family Care Center on the base.

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Amy Herrera Allegedly Shot Air Force Husband, Marc Herrera, in New Mexico Home, Jury Acquitted of Murder Five Years Later (2012)

Air Force Major Marc Herrera, 37, died of a gunshot wound on July 1, 2012 in his Albuquerque, New Mexico home. Amy Herrera was charged with his murder but a jury acquitted her of the charge five years later. Reports indicate the family was pleased that Amy was finally charged with the crime regardless of the outcome of the trial.

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Amy Herrera was accused of shooting Marc Herrera in 2012, in their home during a party police say they were hosting for foreign exchange students. -KOAT