Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, present the Bronze Star Medal with Combat V for valor to the family of Cpl. Gurpreet Singh,
a fire team leader who served with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and was killed in action in Sangin district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on 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. The award ceremony was held May 30, 2012.
|Date Posted:||06.04.2013 00:27|
|Location:||MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US|
|Hometown:||ANTELOPE, CA, US|
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