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Corpsman Receives the Legion of Merit: Hospital Corpsman Third Class Jack N. Kaylor, 23 (Redwood City, California) stands at attention in front of a color and honor guard formed for him by Marines from the 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment [1/1], when he received the Legion of Merit from Major General Ormand R. Simpson, commanding general, 1st Marine Division, December 28. Kaylor received the medal for his ‘bold courage and exceptional talent,’ which resulted in the saving of a Marines’ life, July 7, near the Khe Sanh Combat Base (official USMC Sergeant A. V. Huffman).

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