Dec 14, 2011

Major General Ronald Bailey, commanding general with 1st Marine Division, congratulates Lance Cpl. Cody Goebel, a team leader with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment after Goebel’s Silver Star award ceremony. While serving with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, in Afghanistan, Goebel was hit in the neck by enemy fire. He knew his post was vital to his squad’s defense and returned fire before seeking medical aid.

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