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Kentucky Marine awarded Silver Star for courageous, dedicated leadership

(From left) Col. Jason Bohm, commanding officer, 5th Marine Regiment, Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz, regimental sergeant major, 5th Marines, and Sgt. Matthew T. Woodall, former squad leader, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, bow their heads in prayer during an award ceremony at the Camp San Mateo parade deck here, Aug. 2, 2013. Woodall, a native of Paducah, Ky., earned the Silver Star Medal, the nation’s third highest military award for valor for his actions in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He led his squad of Marines to defeat a platoon-sized enemy force after more than seven hours of intense combat during a security patrol mission in the Sangin district of Helmand, July 10 through 11, 2011.



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This work, Kentucky Marine awarded Silver Star for courageous, dedicated leadership [Image 6 of 7], by Sgt Alfred V. Lopez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.02.2013

Date Posted:08.02.2013 20:20

Photo ID:987930

VIRIN:130802-M-PH863-002

Resolution:3000x2100

Size:3.28 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:PADUCAH, KY, US

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