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Danish decorations to American marines for their outstanding contributions to the Danish forces during operations in Iraq

4.20.2016  15:51
On Wednesday the 13th of April, the Embassy of Denmark had the honor of hosting General Peter Bartram, Chief of Defence Denmark, as he presented decorations to five extraordinary United States Marines for their outstanding contributions to the Danish forces during operations in Iraq.

 

Major Michael Radynsky, Major Justin Jones, Major Richard R. Schellhass, and Major Scott Benninghoff received the Defence Medal for Exceptionally Meritorious International Service, and Chief Warrant Officer Four Jake Geary received the Defence Medal for Exceptionally Meritorious Service.

 

The presentation of the prestigious decorations took place in the park of the Embassy of Denmark. Major General Henrik Røboe Dam, Defence Counselor Peter Michael Nielsen, and Senior Defense Advisor Niels Ulrik Plesner Olsen were also present at the ceremony.



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