He was shot by small arms fire while on foot patrol in Helmand Province in southwest Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Marine Corps.
During his eight years of service, Bock had earned a long list of service awards, including a Purple Heart, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Combat Action Ribbon.
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