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Iraq battle yields Navy Cross, 4 Silver Stars

By Gidget Fuentes - gfuentes@militarytimes.com
Posted : Wednesday Jan 7, 2009 10:38:31 EST

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — The Marine Corps will present the Navy Cross on Thursday to a junior grenadier credited with saving the lives of 10 fellow infantrymen and decimating a force of insurgents during a deadly 2005 firefight inside an Iraqi home.

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