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Millard T. Shepard

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: December 4, 1927 - March 25, 1929
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Gunnery Sergeant Millard T. Shepard (MCSN: 155405), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession from 4 December 1927 to 25 March 1929 as an airplane pilot attached to…
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Bennie M. Bunn

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 26-Dec-32
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Corporal Bennie M. Bunn (MCSN: 212871), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while a member of a patrol of Guardia Nacional in contact with a bandit group at Punta Rieles, Nicaragua, on 26…
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Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: September 20 - October 1, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller (MCSN: 0-3158), United States Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility while in…
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William A. Lee

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: September 20 - October 1, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Navy Cross to Gunnery Sergeant William A. Lee (MCSN: 118214), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession and devotion to…
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Raymond P. Rutledge

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: August 21 - 24, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Raymond P. Rutledge (MCSN: 0-4248), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an airplane pilot attached to Aircraft Squadrons, Second Marine Brigade, operating in…
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Neal G. Williams

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 6, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Gunnery Sergeant Neal G. Williams (MCSN: 157491), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an airplane pilot attached to Aircraft Squadrons, Second Marine Brigade, operating in the…
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Earl T. Gray

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: May 22 - 26, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Corporal Earl T. Gray (MCSN: 214851), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while serving as a Lieutenant (Radio) Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, stationed at Neptune Mine, Department…
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Donald Leroy Truesdell

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: 24-Apr-32
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Donald Leroy Truesdell, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action in Nicaragua. Corporal Truesdell was second in command of a Guardia Nacional Patrol in active…
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John Hamas

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 23 - 26, 1932
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Gunnery Sergeant John Hamas (MCSN: 178999), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of Guardia patrols operating from 23 to 26 April 1932, in the vicinity…
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Cecil H. Clark

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 24-Feb-32
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Corporal Cecil H. Clark (MCSN: 214460), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of a patrol of seventeen enlisted men of the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua,…
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Gregon A. Williams

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: October 3 & 13 & November 11, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Gregon A. Williams (MCSN: 0-3812), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of patrols of Guardia Nacional operating in the District of Bogoto, Nicaragua.…
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Orville B. Simmons

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 22-Jul-31
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Sergeant [then Corporal] Orville B. Simmons (MCSN: 210203), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as an aviator attached to Aircraft Squadrons, Second Marine Brigade, operating in the…
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Gordon W. Heritage

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 16 - 22, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Staff Sergeant Gordon W. Heritage (MCSN: 195662), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an airplane pilot attached to Aircraft Squadrons, Second Marine Brigade, operating in the…
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Herbert P. Becker

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 16 - 26, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to First Lieutenant Herbert P. Becker (MCSN: 0-3908), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an airplane pilot attached to Aircraft Squadrons, Second Marine Brigade, operating in the…
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Lester E. Power

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 15-Jun-31
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant Lester E. Power (MCSN: 0-78013), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while in command of a patrol of the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua, on 15 June 1931. When attacked by…
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William E. McGhee

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: 15-Jun-31
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to First Sergeant William E. McGhee (MCSN: 212357), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism as second in command of a patrol of the Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua in contact with a bandit group…
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Byron F. Johnson

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: April 15, 1931
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Byron F. Johnson (MCSN: 0-1801), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on April 15, 1931, at Nicaragua.
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Peter P. Schrider

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: April 15, 1931
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Peter P. Schrider (MCSN: 04132), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on April 15, 1931, at Nicaragua.
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Byron F. Johnson

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: April 15, 1931
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Byron F. Johnson (MCSN: 0-1801), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on April 15, 1931, at Nicaragua, based on Letter of Commendation by Secretary of the…
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Samuel Sloan Jack

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: April 12 & 13, 1931
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Second Lieutenant Samuel Sloan Jack (MCSN: 0-4252), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as aviator while attached to the Second Marine Brigade operating in the Republic of…
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