Friday, January 25, 2013
Thank you for your service.
Thank you as well for your three brothers who are also currently serving in the military.
New Braunfels Marine awarded Bronze Star
By Lance Cpl. Joseph Scanlan U.S. Marine Corps
PENDLETON, CALIF. — A New Braunfels Marine serving with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion received the Bronze Star with combat distinguishing device during a Wednesday ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Sergeant Thaddeus Herber, an infantryman, was given the Bronze Star by Maj. Gen. Ronald Bailey, the commanding general of 1st Marine Division, for his actions in Helmand province, Afghanistan in 2011.
The Bronze Star is the fourth-highest combat decoration in the United States military. It is awarded with a combat distinguishing device for acts of valor in a combat zone.
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