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Wounded Corpsman earns Silver Star

Another Doc who exemplifies the Hospital Corps and Honor-Duty-Commitment.

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Jake Emmott receives the Silver Star from Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert during the third annual Safe Harbor awards ceremony July 14, 2011

By Sam Fellman – Staff writer
Posted : Monday Jul 18, 2011 13:48:16 EDT

When he saw a Marine in his squad fall, then-Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (FMF) Jake Emmott rushed headlong into insurgent gunfire to reach him. It was April 20, 2010, and Emmott’s squad had fallen under heavy fire during a combat patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

More can be read at Navytimes.com

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