Lt. Gen. John F. Sattler, commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, congratulates former Marine Sgt. Robert J. Mitchell on his receipt of the Navy Cross during a ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 28, 2006. Mitchell who was wounded four times during his two tours in Iraq, received the medal, the nation's second-highest award for battlefield heroism, in recognition of his actions during the battle for Fallujah, Iraq in November 2004.
Photo by Cpl. George Hruby
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