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Wounded corpsman earns Silver Star

By Sam Fellman - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Jul 18, 2011 13:48:16 EDT

When he saw a Marine in his squad fall, then-Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (FMF) Jake Emmott rushed headlong into insurgent gunfire to reach him. It was April 20, 2010, and Emmott’s squad had fallen under heavy fire during a combat patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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