U.S. Marine Sgt. William Soutra Jr., right, receives the Navy Cross from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a ceremony held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Soutra w

 

              U.S. Marine Sgt. William Soutra Jr., right, receives the Navy Cross from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a ceremony held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Soutra w
U.S. Marine Sgt. William Soutra Jr., right, receives the Navy Cross from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a ceremony held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Soutra was awarded the medal for his heroism while serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)