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Marine Raider awarded Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

Marine Raider awarded Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

A Marine Raider has been awarded the nation’s third-highest valor award for heroic actions during a 2013 deployment to Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Robert Van Hook, a critical skills operator with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, was presented with the Silver Star on Jan. 15. The award was presented by Maj. Gen. Joseph Osterman, commander of the Marine Corps’ Special Operation Command…

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