08 Apr '15, 6am

Gunnery sergeant to receive Navy Cross for Afghanistan valor #veteran #military

Gunnery sergeant to receive Navy Cross for Afghanistan valor #veteran #military

Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Brian C. Jacklin U.S. Marine Corps Related GALLERY 'No Man Left Behind' statues hold special meaning for Marines With every stroke of sculptor John Phelps’ steady hand, the clay began to take shape. First, there was a skeleton that soon began to look more and more like one Marine in uniform; then there were three. Before long, their faces twisted and contorted to depict the horrors of combat. Heroes 2014 | Stories of exceptional acts of valor CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Marine Corps said Tuesday that a gunnery sergeant will receive the service's second-highest award for enduring heavy assault in Afghanistan while his team leader and another Marine were ushered to safety after being shot and seriously wounded. Brian C. Jacklin, 32, will be awarded the Navy Cross on Thursday at Camp Pendleton, becoming the eighth person in the Marine Special Operat...

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