USMC SSgt. Nicholas J. Jones Awarded Navy Cross
August 29, 2021
August 26, 2020 - Staff Sergeant Nicholas J. Jones, Critical Skills Operator, is awarded the Navy Cross by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David Berger, during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Jones is awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on March 8, 2020.
The Navy Cross is the highest decoration bestowed by the Department of the Navy, the second highest valor award, second to the Medal of Honor and must be approved by the Secretary of the Navy before being awarded.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt Jesula Jeanlouis.