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2D MAW Photos

Jul 30, 2017

Capt. Peter Abramovs poses after being awarded the Air Medal during an awards ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., July 28, 2017. Abramovs was awarded the Air Medal for helping his fellow Marines escape the flaming wreckage of their MV-22 Osprey on May 17, 2017. The aircraft experienced a hard landing during a training exercise at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, O’ahu, Hawai’i. Abramovs is an AV-8B Harrier II pilot assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released)

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