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Reconnaissance Corpsman Receives Navy Cross

CAMP PENDLETON, CA (CPL Joshua Murray) – Chief Petty Officer Justin A. Wilson, a special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman with 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, was awarded the Navy Cross aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 25, 2014. The Navy Cross is the second highest valor award after the Medal of Honor …

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MARSOC Marine Awarded Navy Cross

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC – Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Gifford was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the highest decoration bestowed by the Department of the Navy and second highest decoration for valor, during a ceremony at Stone Bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 17. General John M. Paxton, Jr., the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, and Maj. Gen. Mark …

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Two MARSOC Marines’ Families Receive Navy Cross

CAMP PENDLETON, CA (GySgt. Robert Storm) – Staff Sergeant Sky Mote and Capt. Matthew Manoukian were posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the highest decoration that can be bestowed by the Department of the Navy and second highest decoration for valor, during an award ceremony at, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion headquarters, Jan. 18. “Staff Sergeant Mote could have exited the …

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Two Fallen MARSOC Marines to Receive Navy Cross

CAMP PENDLETON, CA – Two Marines from 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion will be posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for actions while deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. The awards will be received by the families of Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote and Capt. Matthew P. Manoukian respectively during a ceremony at 1st MSOB Headquarters on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 3 …

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