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Fallen Marine to receive Navy Cross

By Gidget Fuentes - Staff writer
Posted : Thursday Jun 14, 2012 18:54:57 EDT

The ferocious fighting that the men of 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, encountered during their 2010-11 deployment to Afghanistan with Regimental Combat Team 2 — and the valor with which they fought — has been hailed yet again with an award for “extraordinary heroism” in combat.

To continue reading about Fallen Hero, Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate, of the 3/5:

http://marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/06/marine-pendleton-posthumous-navy-cross-matthew-abbate-061412w/