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  • [Marine] Combat leader shines in Nasiriyah

    04/23/2003 5:02:47 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 27 replies · 5,673+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | 21 April 2003 | Cpl. Shawn C. Rhodes
    Combat leader shines in Nasiriyah Submitted by: 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade Story Identification Number: 2003422845 Story by Cpl. Shawn C. Rhodes AN NUMINIYAH, Iraq (Apr. 21, 2003) -- To see him for the first time, you wouldn't expect the 27-year-old man, slim and quiet, to be a battle-tested warrior. The blond hair and blue eyes make him seem like the all-American, probably the star of a small town high school football team in his youth, but his travels have led him around the world. Cpl. Dana W. Perkins, a team leader with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, had...