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Jan 18, 2005

CAMP HURRICANE POINT Ar Ramadi, Iraq (June 17, 2005) - Lance Cpl. Mario R. De la Rosa, a machine gunner with 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, shows off his Kevlar helmet, which reflected an enemy sniper round and saved his life. An insurgent targeted the 20-year-old from San Francisco while he and his fellow Marines conducted a mission in the city here June 17. The 2003 Livermore High School graduate was sitting in the turret of a Humvee maning his M2.50 Caliber Machine Gun when he was shot. Photo by: Cpl. Tom Sloan

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