U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott W. Whiting/Released 130828-M-FD819-001.JPG
Aug 28, 2013
– Brigadier Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, pins the Silver Star onto Sgt. Ryan Steinkamp’s chest during his award ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 28, 2013. Steinkamp earned the Silver Star for leading his squad through a hostile village and engaging the enemy while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012.
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