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Marine sergeant receives Silver Star for bravery in Afghanistan firefight

-- Tony Perry in San Diego
July 4, 2011

When the Pentagon decided in 2008 it was time to send the Marines back to Afghanistan, one of the first battalions to deploy was the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, from Twentynine Palms.

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