[Photo] US Navy Admiral William Halsey presenting Vice-Admiral John McCain with the Navy Cross on the flight deck of USS Hancock at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 30 Nov 1944. | World War II Database
Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.
Major Kurt Chew-Een Lee (Ret.) who died on March 3, 2014 at the age of 88 was the first officer in the U.S. Marine Corps of Asian descent. He was also a hero in the Korean War earning a Navy Cross and Silver Star for his actions.
The Navy Cross. The second-highest award for valor in combat;it was created it in 1919 and can be (regularly) awarded to members of the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps and the Coast Guard. Until 1942 it was also authorized for distinguished non-combat acts. Multiple awards are denoted with golden stars on the ribbon. It has been awarded over 6900 times.
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