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This edition features a story on Cpl. Chris Farias receiving the Navy Cross. Hosted by Sgt. Todd Hunter.


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This work, MarinesTV Headlines: Navy Cross, by Sgt Todd Hunter, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.29.2012

Date Posted:05.22.2012 3:38PM

Category:Newscasts

Video ID:144778

Filename:DOD_100397501

Length:00:01:06

Location:AF

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