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Top Marine presents wounded Hawaii infantrymen Purple Heart Medals

U.S. Marine Gen. James Amos (center), the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, presents Lance Cpl. Zachery Fisher (right), a 22-year-old from Roanoke, Va., the Purple Heart Medal during Amos' visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 3, 2012. Fisher, a rifleman and fire team leader with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, was injured in an improvised explosive device attack in the Khan Neshin district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19. Fisher's friend and fellow team leader Cpl. Matthew Gusty stood by his side during the ceremony and received his Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the same attack. Gusty, 26, is from North Versailles, Pa.



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This work, Top Marine presents wounded Hawaii infantrymen Purple Heart Medals [Image 2 of 3], by Sgt Reece Lodder, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.03.2012

Date Posted:08.03.2012 21:25

Photo ID:639028

VIRIN:120803-M-MM918-008

Resolution:2100x1609

Size:2.77 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, USGlobe

Hometown:ROANOKE, VA, US

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