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    Lt. Gen. George R. Christmas

    When Capt. George R. Christmas was in the Battle of Hue City, he put his life on the line, running into a fray of machine gun and rocket fire to properly lead his Marines and  [Read more...]

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    Natural Born Leader: Gunnery Sgt. Brian M. Blonder

    Hometown: Deer Beach, Fla. Joined the Corps: June 1997 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY: 0321, Reconnaissance Gunnery Sgt. Brian M. Blonder was awarded the Navy Cross, the second highest award given for valor in the face of  [Read more...]

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    The Warrior Spirit

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donna Ouellette said she lived the most bittersweet moment of her life when she accepted her son’s Navy Cross on his behalf.

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    Sgt. Maj. Bradley A. Kasal

    On Nov. 13, 2004, while serving as the company first sergeant for Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Kasal accompanied members of 1st Section, Combined Anti-Armor Platoon, during the Battle of Fallujah. Kasal and  [Read more...]