News: Secretary of the Navy to present Navy Cross to Sgt Joshua Moore
Story by Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – The Navy Cross, Bronze Star, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals will be awarded to Marines with 2nd Marine Division aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. with the awards presented by Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus.
Sergeant Joshua Moore of Franklinville, N.C., will be awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism with Scout Sniper Platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1 in Afghanistan on March 14, 2011.
Also scheduled for the ceremony, Sgt. Justin L. Tygart of Orlando, Fla., will be awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat “V” device, and Sgt. Matthew D. Adams of Hampstead, N.C., Cpl. Ritchie Elias of Anaheim, Calif., and Cpl. Gavin T. Eier of Charleston, S.C., will be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat “V” device.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on DVIDS at http://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/3502#.UnJlopQ9BG4.
For additional details, please call Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman at (910) 449-9962.
Date Posted:10.25.2013 14:11
Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, US
Hometown:ANAHEIM, CA, US
Hometown:ASHEBORO, NC, US
Hometown:CHARLESTON, SC, US
Hometown:HAMPSTEAD, NC, US
Hometown:ORLANDO, FL, US