Jan 7, 2006

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.- Maj. Paul C. Merida, from Pittsburgh, Penn., is awarded his second Bronze Star Medal from Brig. Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, assistant division commander, in a ceremony here. Merida was the operations officer of 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from February to October 2005.

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