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Lance Cpl. Jake Romo does physical therapy at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, Calif. He lost both legs in an explosion in Sangin, Afghanistan, in February 2011, while serving with the 3/5 Marines. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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'Darkhorse' Marine Remembered By His Uncle John

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Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Nolen, a corpsman with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, wears a memorial bracelet or KIA (killed in action) bracelet in honor of his fallen squad leader Cpl. Michael W. Ouellette, who was killed during a patrol in Afghanistan.

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A Bravo Company Marine from Camp Pendleton, Calif., patrols in the Helmand River Valley in southern Afghanistan on Monday. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Marines React To News Of Bin Laden's Death

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