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02/24/06

Marine Honored with Navy Cross

A Parris Island drill instructor is being honored in a big way today. During Marine graduation, Staff Sgt. Anthony Viggiani was awarded the Navy Cross for his role in Operation Enduring Freedom. It's the second-highest award in the Marine Corps.

Viggiani was honored for his bravery.

"I feel honored they recognized me for this," he said. "To me, I'm just doing my job."

Today, the staff sergeant served as the reviewing officer at the graduation ceremony

Reported by: Jaime Dailey, jdailey@wtoc.com

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