Aug 05, 2018
Serock was a Marine for four years and served in the Gulf War. He's written three books on living with PTSD, and this was the first time he's had to perform CPR since he served our country.(3TV/CBS 5)
A Marine veteran with PTSD jumped into action to help a little boy who was pulled from a Mesa pool Saturday. And he may have helped save the toddler's life.
One minute, Robert Serock, Jr. was talking to his neighbor inside a home near Dobson and Guadalupe in Mesa.
The next minute... panic and chaos.
“I heard people screaming and yelling,” said Serock “I saw them pull the baby out of the pool.”
Serock said they never saw his neighbor's 2-year-old boy get out of the house, but they found him in the pool, unresponsive.
Serock wasted no time.
“I told them what to do… because I’ve done it before,” said Serock.
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