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Video: Sikh Marine, Punjab immigrant posthumously awarded Bronze Star for heroism in Afghanistan

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The family of Cpl. Gurpreet Singh receives the Bronze Star Medal with Combat V on Singh's behalf during an award ceremony here, May 30, 2013. Corporal Singh was a fire team leader who served with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and was killed in action in Sangin district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2011. Singh, a native of Punjab, India, who immigrated to Sacramento, Calif., led his Marines through intense fighting during the Spring Offensive and was struck on his body armor during a firefight. Includes sound bites from Capt. Ryan M. Hunt from Grand Coulee, Wash., Manpreet Kaur from Antelope, Calif. Available in high definition.


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This work, Sikh Marine, Punjab immigrant posthumously awarded Bronze Star for heroism in Afghanistan, by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.4.2013

Date Posted:06.4.2013 10:53PM

Category:Package

Video ID:292492

VIRIN:130604-M-XZ121-001

Filename:DOD_100830729

Length:00:01:44

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:ANTELOPE, CA, US

Hometown:GRAND COULEE, WA, US

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