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Information Systems Technician Second Class (IT2) Thomas James, Defense Intelligence Agency, receives the Navy and Marine Corps Medal at a ceremony on Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., Oct. 5, 2023. Rear Admiral Scott Robertson, Director, Strategy, Policy, and Plans, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, presented the award signed by The Honorable Carlos Del Toro, Secretary of the Navy, through direction from the President of the United States. James received the medal for his efforts to subdue an armed assailant at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Nov. 19, 2022. James was injured as he struggled with the shooter, and while injured, continued to subdue the attacker and saved lives. The Navy and Marine Corps Medal, established by an act of Congress on Aug. 7, 1942, is the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the U.S. Department of the Navy to members of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. (Department of Defense photos by Joshua Armstrong)

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