Utahns volunteer for combat in Kurdish militia

In this Dec. 2, 2016 photo, a pair of Daesh, or ISIS, patches, a wrist band featuring Syrian government markings and a bayonet collected from the battlefield in Syria are arranged atop on of Freeman Stevenson's YPG camouflage uniforms arranged for a photograph in Saratoga Springs, Utah. Stevenson volunteered for combat alongside the Kurdish militia and said he wanted to fight the Islamic State. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP)

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — He was stuck on a rooftop in Syria, bleeding and sore, shrapnel in his eye.


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