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Corpsmen step up for 3rd LAR

Story by Cpl. Adam Leyendecker | Regional Command Southwest | Date: 04.22.2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE PAYNE, Afghanistan – Marines from 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion encountered multiple improvised explosive devices in Sangin District Jan. 19. Petty Officer 3rd Class Rogelio Saldana, combat corpsmen for E Company, 3rd LAR, and native of El Paso, Texas, immediately assessed a Marine who complained of severe back pain after an IED blast. He was later evacuated to safety.

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