Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will award the Navy Cross to Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Richard A. Jibson this morning at Twentynine Palms for "extraordinary heroism" during a May 2012 battle in Afghanistan.
The Navy Cross is the second highest military decoration awarded to a member of the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps.
(DVIDS will live stream the ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. PDT. To watch, click here.)