12-year-old hero saves soldier

POSTED: 06:00 PM MDT Sep 30, 2013    UPDATED: 10:35 PM MDT Oct 02, 2013 

They fight for our country, but today a Fort Carson solider is calling a 12-year-old boy his hero.

The soldier was kayaking on Sunday on the Eleven-Mile Reservoir when rough waters tipped him over. He soon realized he wasn't going to make it alone. A remarkable boy saved the soldier.