Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class John Kremer is awarded the Purple Heart medal

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SAN DIEGO (Nov. 22, 2010) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class John Kremer is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt, commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet, at Naval Base Point Loma. Kremer was awarded the medal after losing his legs while serving in Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Regan/Released)

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 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 22, 2010) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class John Kremer is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt, commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet, at Naval Base Point Loma. Kremer was awarded the medal after losing his legs while serving in Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Regan/Released)