Chief Hospital Corpsman Justin Wilson Awarded Navy Cross (HL01)

Chief Hospital Corpsman Justin Wilson Awarded Navy Cross (HL01)


WELCOME TO ALL HANDS UPDATE, I’M PETTY OFFICER
TYRELL MORRIS. THESE ARE YOUR HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE FLEET. CHIEF HOSPITAL CORPSMAN JUSTIN WILSON WAS
AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS DURING A CEREMONY AT CAMP PENDLETON, NOVEMBER 25TH. HE RISKED HIS LIFE TRYING TO RESCUE THREE
PEOPLE AFTER AN IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE, OR IED, EXPLODED IN HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN
ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2011. WILSON IS THE FIRST SAILOR IN THE HISTORY
OF MARINE SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND TO RECEIVE THE NAVY CROSS. CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS AND MCPON VISITED
SAILORS OF CARRIER STRIKE GROUP ONE ON THANKSGIVING, NOVEMBER 27TH. THE NAVY’S TOP LEADERS HOSTED ALL-HANDS CALLS
ABOARD USS BUNKER HILL, USS STERETT AND USS CARL VINSON. CNO AND MCPON VISITED U.S. NAVY’S CENTRAL
COMMAND DURING THANKSGIVING WEEK TO SHOW APPRECIATION AND SUPPORT FOR SAILORS WHO ARE AWAY FROM
THEIR FAMILIES DURING THE HOLIDAY.

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