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3/5 Marine posthumously awarded Navy Cross

Story by Lance Cpl. Timothy Childers | 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit | Date: 08.10.2012
Date Posted:08.11.2012 12:35

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Sergeant Matthew Abbate was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the highest decoration that can be bestowed by the Department of the Navy and second highest decoration for valor, during an award ceremony at the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines' Parade Deck here, Aug. 10.

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