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Corinth Marine Survives Two IEDs, Stays in Fight

6/6/2011 By Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard , II MEF (FWD)

COMBAT OUTPOST SHUKVANI, Afghanistan — Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Armstrong’s fellow Marines call him, “Rock.” The name fits him well. The Corinth, N.Y., native has survived not one, but two improvised explosive devices. He is still in the fight and shows no signs of stopping. However, the memory of the first IED will always be engraved in his mind.

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