Notable former members & Unit Honors

Notable former membersĀ  & Unit Honors

Notable former members

Justin LeHew – One of the most highly decorated US Servicemen serving in the war on terror. Recipient of the Navy Cross for action during the Battle of Nasiriyah in 2003. Recipient of the Bronze Star Medal with combat “V” for actions during the battle of Najaf 2004.

Unit Honors

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion’s unit awards include:
Presidential Unit Citation Streamer With Three Bronze Stars
Joint Meritorious Unit Award Steamer
Navy Unit Commendation ribbon.svg Navy Unit Commendation Streamer
Meritorious Unit Commendation .jpg Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer With Two Bronze Stars
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign ribbon.svg Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Streamer With Four Bronze Stars
World War II Victory Medal ribbon.svg World War II Victory Medal Streamer
National Defense Service Medal ribbon.svg National Defense Service Medal Streamer With Two

Bronze Stars
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Streamer
Vietnam Service Medal Streamer With Two Silver Stars
Southwest Asia Service Medal Streamer With Two Bronze Stars
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary ribbon.svg Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Streamer
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Streamer
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm Streamer
Vietnam Civil Actions Medal Unit Citation Streamer