Sunday, September 25, 2011

Camp Lejeune Marine to receive Silver Star

Marine to receive Silver Star

September 24, 2011 6:38 PM
Camp Lejeune will present the prestigious Silver Star medal to a base Marine next week.

Capt. Timothy R. Sparks will receive the Silver Star Medal on Wednesday, according to releases from the 2nd Marine Division. The award ceremony will be held at the Officers Club aboard Camp Lejeune at 3:30 p.m.

Sparks will receive the medal for conspicuous gallantry in action while in support of Operation Moshtarak, February 2010, as company commander with Lejeune’s Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, according to releases.
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