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a U.S. Navy decoration awarded for outstanding heroism in operations against an enemy.
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He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006 and retired as a Petty Officer 1st Class in 2007.The Hero Summit 2013 Speakers||September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Both of them had gone home to a Navy Cross, and they deserved it and more.Send Bin Laden the Bill: Dakota Meyer on His Return From Afghanistan|Dakota Meyer|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
[…] I remember wishing she knew I had won a Navy Cross and was trying to reach the poetry section.Anthony Swofford on America’s Best War Writer, Karl Marlantes|Anthony Swofford|November 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST