Video: The ultimate sacrifice: Texas Marine awarded Silver Star posthumously
Video by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney
The family of Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, a squad leader who served with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, receives the Silver Star posthumously during a ceremony here March14, 2013. Interview 1: Capt. John D. Black, the 1st Marine Division commanding general's aide de camp and Wilson’s former platoon commander speaks about the 22-year-old-native of Centerville, Texas, who gave his life protecting his Marines during counterinsurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Black is a native of Spokane, Wash. Available in high definition.
Date Posted:03.18.2013 8:00PM
Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US
Hometown:HOUSTON, TX, US
Hometown:SPOKANE, WA, US