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    The ultimate sacrifice: Texas Marine awarded Silver Star posthumously [Image 1 of 4]

    The ultimate sacrifice: Texas Marine awarded Silver Star posthumously

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    03.14.2013

    Photo by Sgt. Jacob Harrer 

    1st Marine Division

    Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, stand in formation during a Silver Star Medal award ceremony for Sgt. Wade Wilson here, March 14, 2013. Wilson, a native of Centerville, Texas, was posthumously awarded the nation's third highest award for valor for sacrificing his life to protect a wounded Marine from AK-47 fire in Musa Qa'leh district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 11, 2012. Wilson drew his M-9 service pistol and advanced towards an insurgent, sustaining multiple gunshot wounds before driving the enemy from his position.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacob H. Harrer)

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    Date Taken: 03.14.2013
    Date Posted: 03.14.2013 18:13
    Photo ID: 886902
    VIRIN: 130314-M-XZ121-006
    Resolution: 5184x3456
    Size: 5.42 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

    Web Views: 113
    Downloads: 3

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