Marine Receives Navy Cross for Actions in Vietnam War
By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christofer P. Baines
Defense Media Activity – Marine Corps
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2011 – Nearly 45 years after he saved almost an entire company of fellow Marines in Vietnam, a Marine Corps veteran was formally recognized today for his actions.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus presents the Navy Cross to Ned E. Seath at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va., Feb. 11, 2011. Seath also received a Bronze Star with “V” for valor from actions in 1966 during the Vietnam War on the night before the actions that earned him the Navy Cross. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christofer P. Baines