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Corporal Jose A., USMC, (Ret.)

September 4, 2014

Born in Los Angeles and currently living in a suburb of San Diego, Marine Corporal Jose A. always wanted to join the military. “My grandfather served…
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Sergeant Juan H., USMC (Ret.)

August 25, 2014

“Life is a teacher. It will give you the tools to solve every problem that comes up.” When most people see a service member in a…
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Liam Dwyer and Tom Long on Lime Rock Podium

Sergeant Liam Dwyer, USMC (Ret.) – “I Will Drive Again”

August 22, 2014

In mid-2011, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer was at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was recovering from a May 22 IED…
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Corporal Josue Barron, USMC (Ret.)

July 7, 2014

Growing up in Los Angeles, Josue was the middle child of seven kids being raised by a single mother. He played a lot of street basketball…
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LCpl. Perez in the hospital with family and President Obama.

Sergeant Winder Perez, USMC

June 23, 2014

The New York Daily News called it a “miracle recovery.” That’s probably an understatement … but we’re getting ahead of the story. Winder Perez was born…
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