Images: MarSOC Marine awarded Bronze Star [Image 6 of 8]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Young
Col. Steven J. Grass, the commanding officer of Marine Special Operations Regiment, and Staff Sgt. Andrew K. Thompson, with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, stands ready to be awarded the Silver Star during an awards ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 12. Thompson, from Bismarck, N.D., received the military’s fourth highest award for actions in Afghanistan including employing supporting aircraft to break supply lines and hinder enemy activity during a night helicopter raid, saving countless lives, according to the citation.
Date Posted:03.13.2012 15:59
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US
Hometown:BISMARCK, ND, US
Hometown:WILLISTON, ND, US