Images: EOD Marines awarded for bravery, sacrifice [Image 5 of 7]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Shannon Yount
Staff Sgt. Timothy Lynch, team leader, 3rd Platoon, 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with combat distinguishing device by Maj. James Shelstad, company commander, 1st EOD Company, 7th ESB, CLR-1, 1st MLG, during an award ceremony on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 20, for actions while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. According to the citation, Lynch, 28, a native of Naperville, Ill., selflessly put his life at risk while leading his team on 120 combat missions and manually rendering safe 95 IEDs.
Date Posted:07.25.2011 18:31
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US