It's not about accolades and awards. It's about your fellow Soldier and the challange of stepping up to the plate when others don't. Take pride in the fact that you were there, when it counted, for your brothers.
Yes, I am a United States Marine. After Boot Camp graduation in our son served 7 overseas combat tours within his first 8 years of service to Afghanistan, Iraq & Qatar. He currently serves as Airframes Division Officer, MAW.