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Marines who particpated in the pugil sticks event, did so in honor of Lt. Weeden Osborne. Osborne was appointed a dental surgeon before being assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. He was decorated posthumously with the Medal of Honor after his unit participated in an advance during the Battle of Belleau Wood. He was killed while carring an injured officer to safety on June 6, 1918. - Marines who particpated in the pugil sticks event, did so in honor of Lt. Weeden Osborne. Osborne was appointed a dental surgeon before being assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. He was decorated posthumously with the Medal of Honor after his unit participated in an advance during the Battle of Belleau Wood. He was killed while carring an injured officer to safety on June 6, 1918.