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Justin H. Ihnat


Army Commendation Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

The Secretary of the Army of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Army Commendation Medal with Combat "V" to Private First Class Justin H. Ihnat, United States Army, for valorous conduct as a light machine gunner, Bravo Company, 3d Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1/3 AAB, JSS Old Mod, on 5 September 2010 during Operation NEW DAWN. His actions contributed to the defeat of the enemy attack and successful defense of Old Mod. Private First Class Ihnat's bravery is in keeping with the finest traditions of military heroism and reflects credit upon himself, the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division and the United States Army.

General Orders: Permanent Order 328-002 (November 23, 2010)

Action Date: September 5, 2010

Service: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Company: Company B

Battalion: 3d Battalion

Regiment: 69th Armor Regiment