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    The ultimate sacrifice: Texas Marine awarded Silver Star posthumously [Image 2 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

    Cindy Easterling, the mother of Sgt. Wade Wilson, accepts the Silver Star Medal on behalf of her son from Col. Roger B. Turner Jr., the 5th Marine Regiment commanding officer, during an award ceremony here, March 14, 2013. Wilson, a native of Centerville, Texas, was killed on May 11, 2012, while shielding a wounded Marine from enemy fire in Musa Qa'leh district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. With his M9 service pistol in hand, Wilson was shot multiple times while advancing toward the enemy combatant. (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: 886903
    VIRIN: 130314-M-XZ121-039
    Resolution: 5184x3456
    Size: 2.54 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

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    Downloads: 4

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