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    Sgt. Dakota Meyer [Image 8 of 8]

    Sgt. Dakota Meyer

    GREENSBURG, KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES

    08.03.2011

    Photo by Sgt. Jimmy Shea 

    Defense Media Activity - Marines

    Dakota Meyer, 23, displays the combat boots he wore during an eight hour battle in Ganjgal, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2009, on his dad's farm in Greensburg, Ky., Aug. 3. Meyer will be receiving the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for valor, from President Barack Obama in Washington, Sept. 15, making him the first living Marine recipient since the Vietnam War. Meyer was assigned to Embedded Training Team 2-8 advising the Afghan National Army in the eastern provinces bordering Pakistan. He will be awarded for heroic actions in the Ganjgal Valley, Sept. 8, 2009.

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    Date Taken: 08.03.2011
    Date Posted: 08.12.2011 18:15
    Photo ID: 442368
    VIRIN: 110803-M-8329S-056
    Resolution: 3744x5616
    Size: 10.02 MB
    Location: GREENSBURG, KENTUCKY, US

    Web Views: 285
    Downloads: 65

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