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Marine from Camp Pendleton posthumously awarded Silver Star
Marine from Camp Pendleton posthumously awarded Silver Star

A Marine from Camp Pendleton who was killed in Afghanistan has been posthumously awarded the Silver Star for bravery. The award was bestowed on the family of Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Price during a ceremony Wednesday in the western Michigan farmbelt community of Holland. An estimated 300 people attended the ceremony at the Central Wesleyan Church. Price grew up in Holland, was home-schooled and worked on the family farm before enlisting in 2003. He was killed on July 29, 2012, as he led a successful effort to rescue Afghan commandos during a firefight. He was on his sixth combat tour. He was 27. He had been awarded a Bronze Star in 2009 for bravery during a four-hour firefight. Among...

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