Jason Galvin, an Army veteran who completed two tours in Afghanistan, showed us last Thursday that guns can save freedom when he used his rifle to free a bald eagle that was stuck in a tree.

After multiple shots, Galvin managed to shoot a rope that had caught the eagle.

Check out Galvin recreating the scene below:

This story caught some buzz on Twitter, and some even called it “the most American thing ever.”

This story is about as patriotic as it gets.

Jason, we need more people like you.