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    Marine awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal for lifesaving efforts in Afghanistan [Image 3 of 3]

    Marine awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal for lifesaving efforts in Afghanistan

    CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    03.08.2013

    Photo by Lance Cpl. James Gulliver 

    1st Marine Division

    Lance Cpl. Benjamin Nalls, a fire team leader with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, salutes Major Gen. Ronald Bailey, commanding general of 1st Marine Division, during his award ceremony here, March 8, 2013. Nalls received this medal for saving the life of Sgt. Erick Gutierrez, a squad leader with 1st LAR, during a resupply mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Gutierrez had fallen into a 9-foot-deep, 15-foot-wide canal, and because of the strong current unable to get out. Nalls jumped into the frigid water and was able to pull Gutierrez to the riverbank.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 03.08.2013
    Date Posted: 03.08.2013 21:31
    Photo ID: 882433
    VIRIN: 130506-M-GO800-073
    Resolution: 1800x1200
    Size: 796.49 KB
    Location: CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

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