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Iowa Marine receives Silver Star

Ryan Steinkamp is lauded for leadership in Afghan combat

Written by
William Petroski
Sep. 16, 2013

Hurling hand grenades and with his weapon blazing, Sgt. Ryan Steinkamp led a squad of about a dozen Marines last year on a death-defying mission against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s treacherous Helmand province.

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