Jun 19, 2014

U.S Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Melissa Johnson, center, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort’s operations chief, receives the Major Megan McClung Leadership Award from U.S Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Lori Reynolds, commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the Eastern Recruiting Region, at the Joint Leadership Symposium, June 12, 2014. The award is named after U.S. Marine Corps Major Megan McClung, who became the first female officer to be killed in the War in Iraq in 2006. Johnson earned the award for her outstanding service as drill instructor, senior drill instructor and chief drill instructor with P Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant/Released)

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