U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David A. Weikle/Released 070406-m-1303w-001.jpg
Jan 1, 1980
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.?Lt. Col. Todd Desgrosseilliers, commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, presents the Purple Heart medal to Cpl. Christopher Grubb during a ceremony in front of the battalion, April 6. Grubb received the medal for wounds sustained on Sept. 1, 2006. That night Grubb, a squad leader with 3rd Bn., 2nd Marines, led his squad on a combat patrol. One of Grubb?s fire team leaders, Lance Cpl. Cliff Golla, stepped on a pressure-plate, setting off an improvised explosive device. The blast killed Golla and severely injured three other Marines, including Grubb.
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