Camp Lejeune Marine Given Bronze Star With Valor

A Camp Lejeune Marine was awarded the Bronze Star for heroic actions against the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporal Sean Warren was also given a meritorious promotion to corporal.

Warren was deployed with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7 in March 2010.

The Marines say during combat Warren led his squad through flooded fields and chest deep canals while aggressively pursing the enemy. At one point Warren ran into the middle a a road, exposing himself to enemy fire within inches of his position and concentrated his fire toward the enemy. The Marines say the firefight lasted six hours.

Warren's Bronze Star is with a Combat Distinguishing Device, which is added for acts of valor. When given for valor, the Bronze Star Medal is the fourth-highest combat award of the U.S. Military.


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  • by SFC David C. Hawk, US Army Reserves Location: Virginia on Jan 22, 2011 at 07:15 AM
    Sean is my Nephew, I'm very proud of him. Great job Sean! HUAH! Uncle Dave OIF 2006-2008
  • by Patricia Hawk Location: Birmingham, AL on Jan 20, 2011 at 09:51 AM
    Sean is my cousin - I'm so proud of hims!!
  • by Gerry Location: Emerald City on Jan 18, 2011 at 01:47 PM
    Thank God for the U. S. Marines.
  • by BIG AL Location: Greene Co on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:38 AM
    Semper Fi and God bless you L/Cpl Warren. And Semper Fi to all Marines past and present. God bless you all!
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