Video: SECNAV awards MARSOC Marines, Sailor high combat valor awards PART 2
Video by Cpl. Kyle McNally
Three Marines and one Sailor with the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command were awarded the nation's second and third highest awards for combat valor by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at a ceremony attended by Maj. Gen. Mark A. Clark, commander of MARSOC, Maj. Gen. John A. Toolan, Jr., commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, and others at 1st MSOB headquarters aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. Dec. 3. Sgt. William B. Soutra was awarded the Navy Cross, and Maj. James T. Rose, SSgt. Frankie J. Shinost and Hospitalman 1st Class Patrick B. Quill were each awarded the Silver Star for extraordinary heroism exhibited during a combat mission in Helmand Province, Afghanistan nearly two years ago. Available in high definition.