U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Quill, center, kisses his 2-year-old son, Zack, while waiting to receive the Silver Star medal with two other recipients, U.S. Marine Sgt. Fran

 

              U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Quill, center, kisses his 2-year-old son, Zack, while waiting to receive the Silver Star medal with two other recipients, U.S. Marine Sgt. Fran
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Quill, center, kisses his 2-year-old son, Zack, while waiting to receive the Silver Star medal with two other recipients, U.S. Marine Sgt. Frankie Shinost, left, and U.S. Marine Maj. James Rose, right, during a ceremony held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. The three received the medals for their heroism while serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)