Skip to comments.Bronze Star awarded for actions in Iraq
Posted on 03/23/2006 6:00:34 PM PST by SandRat
Camp Lejeune, NC (Mar. 23, 2006) -- Three Marines were awarded the Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony held at the II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters building March 21, 2006. Lt. Gen. James F. Amos, II MEF commanding general, awarded three Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment the medal for actions during their last combat deployment to Iraq.
Gunnery Sgt. Ryan P. Shane, Staff Sgt. Robert C. McMillan and Cpl. Brian Sneeringer all received a Bronze Star Medal for bravery displayed in combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
The Bronze star was authorized February 4, 1944 and is awarded to members of all branches of military service for either combat heroism or meritorious service. Battalion Landing Team 1/8 is currently attached to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and is completing its pre-deployment training program in preparation for their upcoming deployment.
BRONZE STAR times 3.
Thanks for posting this. Don't hear about any of this in the Lame-Stream Media, because...I DON"T LOOK AT IT!
Your articles keep me up to date, SandRat!
Well done brothers. SEMPER FI
If I was about 35 yrs younger I'd join the Marine Corps.
If I wasn't so old and decrepid I'd still be in.
God Bless you.
Semper Fi Bump
Much thanks to them, and God's blessings on these heroes, and on all who serve and protect this great nation.
Thanks for posting it, SandRat.
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