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Dave Gettings, Cori Gettings, Julie Gettings, and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listen to the Silver Star Medal Citation for Marine Cpl. Albert Gettings during the 100th Anniversary Mess Night of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, at the National Marine Corps Museum in Quantica, Va., July 7, 2017. During the event, Dunford posthumously awarded the Silver Star Medal to the family of Marine Cpl. Albert Gettings, who died of wounds sustained due to enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq in 2006. (Dept. of Defense photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Released)