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marine_corps_heroes Staff Sergeant Juan J. Rodriguez-Chavez (right) was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in action against the enemy "as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to the security element while other members of his team led 2 platoons of Afghan National Security Forces into Ganjgal Village for a pre-dawn meeting with village elders. Staff Sergeant Rodriguez-Chavez heard over the radio that the dismounted patrol was ambushed by roughly 50 enemy fighters in fortified positions. With 4 members of his team in immediate danger of being surrounded, he drove a gun-truck, with one other Marine as his gunner, forward into the kill zone of a well prepared ambush. With only the machine gun fires of his gunner to suppress the enemy, he ignored heavy enemy fires and drove the vehicle into the kill zone 3 times to cover the withdrawal of the combined force and evacuate two dozen members of the Afghan National Security Forces. With complete disregard for his own personal safety, he made a 4th trip into the deepest point of the kill zone in another gun-truck with 3 other US personnel to recover the bodies of the fallen team members. He positioned his vehicle to shield the US members from the intense enemy fire as they dismounted to recover their bodies." 25min

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stjimenez626 Gotta love them working parties, you understand?! #USMC #Oorah #PizzaHut #Pizza #HardWork #LunchBreak #NapTime 23min

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justinpratt30 Today marks 1 year since I first stepped on those yellow footprints and got too boot camp! #oorah #marinecorps #1year 33min

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usmc.love For sale on our clothing website! Yes, we have boyfriend as well! Usmclovee.spreadshirt.com 23h

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thevenuesm Look what came in... It's a letter from Julian... We'll read his letter tonight for ya!! #thevenue #oorah 1h

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alysavasq Goodmorning guys..my comfortable sweats lol #oorah ##marines #proudmarinegf #wearingformybabylove 1h

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  •   nzncis That's beast 40min

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that1irishman This..it's ohh so familiar. Haha good fucking times. #push #ITsessions #DI #USMC #oorah 1h

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loganvanwilder Even tho the chances aren't super high, could be leaving Monday for basic instead of my original date in November. Hoping and praying I can go Monday. #oorah 2h

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ajmorr_swole On top, Golf Company including 1st platoon, 2nd platoon, 3rd platoon, and Weapons platoon. On bottom is 2nd Platoon, my platoon. It was a great time we had training these past couple weeks. It truly is a brotherhood and I would do anything for everyone of these brave men. #usmc #marines #marinecorps #brotherhood #military #semperfi #oorah #helo #america #proud #fight #freedom #brothers 2h

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semiramisnahle Sergeants Course....land navigation ☜☞☟☚☛ is pretty much how it is lol.
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