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Portrait of Rose Marie Grosshans (Noël) for high school graduation and senior picture at age sixteen, Harper Woods, Michigan

1984
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Portrait of Private First Class Rose Marie Grosshans (Noel) in her Marine Corps recruit graduation photograph in uniform at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), Parris Island, South Carolina

1988
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Noël in her Marpat Marine Corps combat utility uniform standing on the beach of Iwo Jima with Mount Suribachi in the background, Iwo Jima

7/04/2004
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Photograph of a large, intense sand storm [haboob] that was several miles wide which was heading towards, "then" Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 26, reinforced (REIN), at Al Asad, Iraq

04/26/2004
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Noël learning to box in the gym in a "Combat Zone" at Al Asad, Iraq

05/2005
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Noël the morning after being wounded by shrapnel from an indirect fire (IDF) rocket, holding in her left hand the piece of shrapnel that hit her in the cheek.

8/28/2008
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Noël with the Marine Corporal (Cpl) who drove her to the hospital on the morning that she was wounded, both in their desert Marpat Marine Corps combat utility uniforms in Al Asad, Iraq

8/30/2005
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Noël holding the gauze bandage on her cheek to reveal the stitches where the shrapnel was removed from her jaw, Al Asad, Iraq

8/31/2005
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A close up of Noël's hands, holding her good luck angel in her left hand and the piece of shrapnel in her right hand, Al Asad, Iraq

8/31/2005
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Noël in her desert Marpat Marine Corps combat utility uniform wearing her purple heart medal and firearm during her Purple Heart and last reenlistment ceremony, Al Asad, Iraq

10/29/2005
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