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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Marine shot in the head in Afghanistan gets back helmet that saved his life | Marine Corps Times

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Cpl. Nicholas DeSantis-Austin was providing security on a rooftop in Sangin, Afghanistan, in August 2018 when he was shot in the head by a sniper.

DeSantis-Austin would survive the ordeal and was later awarded the Purple Heart in September 2018.

This June, the Kevlar helmet that saved his life was returned to him in a ceremony held at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Source: Marine shot in the head in Afghanistan gets back helmet that saved his life | Marine Corps Times

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