Dec 4, 2009

CAMP HURRICANE POINT, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (April 5, 2005) - Sergeant David J. Oconnell, and Cpl. Travis E. Box stand in front of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment colors and show off their Purple Hearts they were presented with during a ceremony here earlier. The two warriors serve in the infantry battalion's Headquarters and Service Company Jump Platoon together and were both injured by the same improvised explosive device blast two weeks ago. Oconnell took shrapnel to the forehead and Box was hit in the right arm. Both Marines returned to full duty the following day after being injured. Photo by Cpl. Tom Sloan

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