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Marines swift actions recognized helping Okinawan crash victim

Staff Sgt. Gordon L. Llewellyn stands before a formation while his Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal citation is read Dec. 5 at the Ie Shima Training Facility. Llewellyn received the award due to his courageous actions and quick thinking during the rescue of a teenaged girl after she was involved in a car accident Aug. 26. Llewellyn is the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Ie Shima Training Facility and currently assigned to G-3, operations, Range Control, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Natalie M. Rostran/ Released)



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This work, Marines swift actions recognized helping Okinawan crash victim [Image 3 of 3], by Cpl Natalie Rostran, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.05.2013

Date Posted:12.05.2013 01:46

Photo ID:1066137

VIRIN:131205-M-ZH183-402

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:2.33 MB

Location:OKINAWA, JP

Hometown:MOORESVILLE, NC, US

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