Jan 28, 2005

050228-M-2607O-004 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (February 28, 2005) – Corporal Benjamyn R. O’Connor, a field artillery fire control man with 5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, shakes hands with Col. Thomas L. Cariker, regimental commander, after receiving his Purple Heart for being wounded in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He plans to go back to school when he gets out of the corps in a year and finish what he started.

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