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Navy doc awarded Silver Star

Hospital corpsman ignored his own wounds, gunfire

By Gretel C. Kovach
5:57 p.m.May 3, 2013

When the bomb blasted his truck into the air and insurgents started shooting, “Doc Flores” went to work. The Navy hospital corpsman was deafened by the explosion. He couldn’t hear the bullets whizzing by, but he saw his Marines lying in the street.

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