Navy Cross


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a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

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4 Join 5 navy cross hatch print C's and 4 blue toss C's to make Small Nine Patch Block (Diagram IV).
Another new display honors Cherokee citizen and Navy Cross recipient Admiral Joseph James "Jocko" Clark.
CAPTAIN Ronald Neil Stuart's daring during World War I saw him receive the DSO, Croix de Guerre 'avec palmes', the United States' Navy Cross - and a VC.
Because of his selfless actions in the mountains of Afghanistan, Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Danny Dietz was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the United States' second highest medal awarded for valor.
The Navy posthumously awarded Peralta the Navy Cross, the service's second-highest decoration for valor; named a destroyer after him; and made plans to display his battered rifle in the Marine Corps museum in Quantico, Virginia The tale of heroism has become emblematic of Marine valor in wartime.
The ship is named after Cook First Class William Pinckney who received the Navy Cross for his courageous rescue of a fellow crewmember on board the USS Enterprise during World War II.
A Service cross (the Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, or Air Force Cross) is presented for heroism not rising to the level of the Medal of Honor.
In my world, minimum Navy Cross stuff; in his, just doing his job--without medals, bonuses, or future for his family.
For his Vietnam service, Webb received the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts.
Shipboard stories that are detailed in, Uncommon Hero: The John Seagraves Story show the reader, Navy leadership and Sailors that in addition to Navy Cross recipients Cook Third Class "Dorie" Miller, Cook First Class William Pinckney, and Mess Attendant First Class Leonard Roy Harmon, there are countless others who displayed a variety of heroic actions whose stories were never fully recognized by leadership, never acknowledged due to the lack of documentation, and could not be whole heartedly supported due to the negative impacts of segregation per the design of the Messman Branch.
Fox, Lee's company commander, said he wrote the citation for Lee's heroism, which earned him a posthumous Navy Cross, an award second only to the Medal of Honor.
When the ladies of that first graduating class were in their Second Class (junior) year, Navy Cross winner James Webb penned an instantly infamous article for Washingtonian entitled "Women Can't Fight.
Ensign Ludlow received the Navy Cross for his part in the mission.
He was brave, and he won hero medals in World War II, including the Navy Cross, but as a general during the Vietnam War he was in Hawaii instead of in country.
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