Dempsey Presents Silver Star to Retired Soldier for Actions in Korea

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife Deanie meet with retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville, right, his wife Kwi, and his former platoon members to present Deville with a Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville's former platoon members at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Former platoon members of retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville participate in a ceremony to present Deville with a Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Maj. Gen. Bert Mizusawa reads a passage from the Reagan Diaries to illustrate the impact the actions of retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville and his former platoon members had on world history during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff speaks during a ceremony for retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville, center front, and his former platoon members at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks during a ceremony for retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville and his former platoon members to present Deville with a Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presents retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville with a Silver Star at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, poses for a photo with retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville, center, stands as his former platoon members pin a Combat Infantrymen badge on him during a ceremony for Deville at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014. Deville received the Silver Star for actions in Korea 30 years ago. DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville stands on stage after he receives a Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Former platoon members and Kwi, right, the wife of retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville, listen as Deville speaks during a ceremony where he received a Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Maj. Gen. Bert Mizusawa speaks during a ceremony for retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville receives congratulations after he received the Silver Star, the nation's third highest military award, for his actions in Korea 30 years ago, at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014. DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A soldier holds the Joint Security Force Company guidon as Army Maj. Gen. Bert Mizusawa speaks during a ceremony for retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014. Deville served with the company in Panmunjom, Korea. DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, fourth from right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with retired Army Pfc. Mark A. Deville, fifth from left, his wife Kwi, and his former platoon members at the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2014.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton