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CORPSMAN AWARDED VALOR MEDAL AFTER 66 YEARS

9/20/2011 By Correspondent Carolyn Hutchings Carino, Special to Marines.mil , Headquarters Marine Corps

DETROIT, MI — D-Day Okinawa 1 April 1945 Yontan and Kadena Airfields After 66 years, Navy Corpsman Bill “Doc” Lynne, of George Company, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1ST MARDIV was awarded the Bronze Star with “V” attachment for heroic action during the Battle for Okinawa by Major General Lawrence D. Nicholson, in Detroit, Michigan, on Sept. 10, 2011.

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