Profile of courage - “I’m still here.” Senior Airman Mike Malarsie, USAF, is a tactical air control party (TACP) specialist. He was hit by a roadside bomb while he, one other TACP and 11 Army soldiers were on foot patrol near Kandahar, Afghanistan, January 3, 2010. He wants to remain in the Air Force; “Yeah, I’m blind, but I’m still here. I’m not going to let this wound hold me back … I don’t want to take off the uniform. It’s always been a dream of mine to be in the military."