Images: Corpsman recognized for lifesaving efforts [Image 1 of 3]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin
Petty Officer 1st Class Lance S. Wyatt (left) an El Paso, Ark. native, poses for a photo with Navy Capt. Rodney Gunning (center), an Elwood, Ind. native, and the commanding officer of 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force while Command Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher J. Dingler reads Wyatt’s citation during an award ceremony aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 2, 2014. Wyatt received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with combat distinguishing device. He triaged, treated, and stabilized 32 urgent Afghan National Army, police and civilian casualties, saving numerous lives and significantly preserving combat power during the summer fighting season in Sangin District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, during his 2013 deployment.
Date Posted:04.02.2014 14:52
Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, US
Hometown:EL PASO, AR, US
Hometown:ELWOOD, IN, US