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Heroic sailor laid to rest at Arlington

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 - 01:57

April 25 - A Maryland sailor is buried at Arlington National Cemetery after being posthumously awarded the Navy's highest non-combat honor for heroism. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The burial service for U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo was held at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday (April 25). Petty Officer Mayo was fatally wounded in an exchange of gunfire on board a ship at the U.S. Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 24. He was killed while protecting another sailor in the incident and was posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal in a private ceremony with Mayo's family before his burial. It is the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the U.S. Navy.

Heroic sailor laid to rest at Arlington

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 - 01:57

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