Long overdue Bronze Star Medal awarded to US Navy Veteran

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Friday, a US Navy Veteran was awarded a long overdue Bronze Star Medal.

Rep. Scott Peters awarded the Bronze Star with valor, to US Navy Veteran Daniel “Doc” Jacobs of Scripps Ranch aboard the USS Midway.

Jacobs served during the Iraq war, where he was severely injured in an explosion. Jacobs refused treatment despite his injuries, and instead helped treat the wounded and redirected resources to other service members.

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