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3rd MAW general salutes life-saving infantry Marines

(From left to right) Cpl. Kyle Wells, a motor transport operator with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment and Fayetteville, Oh., native, Lance Cpl. Joshua Phelps, a machine gunner with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment and Waterford, Mich., native, and Cpl. Nathaniel Navarro, a mortarman with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and Brownsville, Tx., native, hold out coins awarded to them by Maj. Gen. Steven Busby, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 18. The Marines earned recognition for saving the life of an injured motorcyclist June 7. Navarro explained that they all acted on instinct, applying the lessons learned through their combat training to treat wounds and he’s glad the victim is alive today thanks to their actions.



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This work, 3rd MAW general salutes life-saving infantry Marines [Image 1 of 3], by Sgt Lisa Tourtelot, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.18.2013

Date Posted:06.19.2013 16:23

Photo ID:956859

VIRIN:130618-M-NF414-050

Resolution:3888x2592

Size:2.09 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

Hometown:BROWNSVILLE, TX, US

Hometown:FAYETTEVILLE, OH, US

Hometown:WATERFORD, MI, US

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