Images: EOD Marines awarded for valor [Image 3 of 6]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Jerrick J. Griffin
Staff Sgt. Matthew Jackson, explosive ordnance disposal team leader, 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, stands at the position of attention as Maj. James Shelstad, company commander, 1st EOD Co., 7th ESB, CLR-1, 1st MLG, 43, from Canby, Ore., pins a Bronze Star Medal with combat distinguishing device to his uniform at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 18. Jackson, 31, from Calabasas, Calif., who at the time was a sergeant with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, RCT-7, 1st MarDiv (FWD), as an EOD team leader, received the award for displaying tremendous technical proficiency, mental agility and physical determination in facilitating the battalion’s ability to combat a diverse enemy IED network counterinsurgency environment.
Date Posted:05.26.2011 17:22
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US