Dec 14, 2011

Lance Cpl. Cody Goebel, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment salutes Maj. Gen. Ronald Bailey, commanding general, 1st Marine Division during his award ceremony, Dec. 14, 2011. Goebel was awarded the Silver Star for actions while he was in Afghanistan with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. Goebel was shot in the neck while on post in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Ignoring his wound, he returned fire and refused medical attention until he was properly relieved.

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