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Marine vet awarded the Silver Star for heroism during enemy ambush

Matthew L. Schehl, Marine Corps Times 9:03 p.m. EDT March 18, 2016

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — A former squad leader who stepped up to lead his fellow Marines through a vicious firefight in Afghanistan was awarded the nation’s third-highest valor award Friday, nearly five years after the intense battle.

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