Jul 20, 2011

Four Marines from 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were recognized for bravery under fire in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 20. Bronze Star Medals with combat distinguishing device were awarded to Gunnery Sgt. Donavin G. Bender, Staff Sgt. Timothy Lynch and Staff Sgt. Michael R. Smith. The Purple Heart Medal was awarded to Bender, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with combat distinguishing device was awarded to Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Hunsinger.::r::::n::

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