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Secretary Of The Navy Presents Navy Cross To Fallen Marine’s Family
Jim Hogan displays his son’s Navy Cross
Jan. 17, 2012, after receiving the award from
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. (Photo by Sgt Jesse Stence.)
MARINE BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — On Aug. 26, 2009, LCpl Donald J. Hogan sacrificed his life to save fellow Marines, and earned the Navy Cross, the nation’s second highest award for valor. Yesterday, the San Clemente native’s family traveled here to receive the award from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. READ THE FULL STORY.
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