Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Navy Cross Awarded


Former Marine Sgt. Robert J. Mitchell received the nation's second highest award for battlefield heroism, the Navy Cross, on July 28th, 2006, in recognition of his actions as a Corporal fighting in Fallujah, Iraq in November 2004. Sgt. Mitchell served two tours in Iraq and was wounded four times. He was present the medal by Lt. Gen. John F. Sattler, commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force.

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