Weekend Extra - September 25, 2011

The First Annual Intelligence Awards Dinner - September 2011

Marines, family members and friends gathered for the first Marine Corps Association Intelligence Awards Dinner Sept. 15, 2011, in Arlington, Va. The awards ceremony was hosted by the Marine Corps Association Foundation in coordination with the Marine Corps Intelligence Department and served as the first occasion to recognize the professional achievements of the top performing Marines in the intelligence field for 2010. “

I felt I was doing my duties,” said Cpl Jeremy C. Price-Johnson, 2d Radio Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. “But somebody higher up felt I was deserving of the recognition.” Price-Johnson was among four Marines and one civilian who received awards for outstanding performance in their field. “The success that we had while I was in Afghanistan gave me the step up,” he said...

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