Jan 25, 2005

CAMP AL QA'IM, Iraq (June 25, 2005)- Hospitalman Ramon R. Alfaro, a corpsman with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team-2 receives a Purple Heart for wounds received during combat operations here. The Atwater, Calif., native took shrapnel in the leg during Operation Matador here. Alfaro is a 2002 Atwater High School graduate. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lucian Friel (RELEASED)

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