Saturday, September 27, 2014

Tribute Post: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kong

From 1st Marine Division (FB):

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kong will be awarded the Silver Star Medal during a ceremony today on Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Kong will be recognized for actions while deployed to Sangin District, Afghanistan, as a hospital corpsman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2011.

Kong is pictured with the Marine he is credited with saving during his valorous actions on the battlefield immediately following the incident.

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