Navy Cross

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Navy Cross

A decoration awarded by the US Navy for exceptional heroism in action.

Na′vy Cross′

a U.S. Navy decoration awarded for outstanding heroism in operations against an enemy.
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Noun1.Navy Cross - a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemyNavy Cross - a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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He was posthumously awarded for his valor with the Marine Corps' second-highest decoration for valor, the Navy Cross, for his extraordinary heroism during the battle of Iwo Jima.
Jones had earned a Silver Star and Navy Cross for valor as a battalion commander during the World War II battles of Tarawa and Saipan, respectively, and went on to become a regimental commander in the Korean War before Vietnam.
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right), commander of Yorktown's fighter squadron, who received the Navy Cross for the Battle of the Coral Sea.
military honors for valor: the Air Force Cross, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross (Army) and the Medal of Honor.
armed forces can earn after the Navy Cross (or its equivalents in the Army and Air Force) and the Medal of Honor.
The latter was a graduate of Harvard College and had been awarded the Navy Cross and Silver Star; his grandfather the Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre.
For his bravery, McDaniel was awarded the Navy's highest honor, the Navy Cross, along with two Silver Stars, the Legion of Merit with Combat "V," the Distinguished Flying Cross, three Bronze Stars and Combat "V," and two Purple Hearts.
received the Navy Cross for heroism as a Marine in the Vietnam War,
He eventually received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Navy Cross.
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