Sep 28, 2011

Captain Timothy R. Sparks, former company commander, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, stands at the position of attention while his citation is read after receiving a Silver Star from Brig. Gen. W. Lee. Miller Jr., the acting commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune N.C., September 28. The Silver Star is the nation’s third highest award for combat valor and was presented to Sparks for his actions during his deployment to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010.

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