USO Honors Marine Sgt. McShane, North Island’s Lauren J. Singer as Lifesavers

Melissa M. Munoz
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Petty Officer 3rd Course Lauren J. Singer of Naval Air Station North Island and Marine Sgt. Nolan P. McShane of Camp Pendleton will be honored this 7 days. Photographs by means of USO

Two San Diego-based armed support associates have gained their respective armed forces branches’ United Provider Companies Services Member of the Calendar year awards, it was declared Wednesday.

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Sgt. Nolan P. McShane — a Maritime stationed at Camp Pendleton — and Petty Officer 3rd Course Lauren J. Singer — a sailor at Naval Air Station North Island on Coronado — will be honored this 7 days for their existence-conserving initiatives this year. Singer will be honored Wednesday by her command, and McShane will receive his award Thursday.

Every single 12 months, the USO honors the heroism of junior enlisted provider users, E-5 or beneath, with the USO Service Member of the Calendar year Awards. Assistance users from each branch of the military services are nominated by their command management for “performing functions of valor that go previously mentioned and past the call of obligation and who embody the benchmarks and values of the Armed Forces and the USO.”

“These adult men and females have introduced excellent honor to their respective branches of company and to the place. They exemplified bravery and bravery in the experience of hazard and put services over self,” explained USO CEO and President J.D. Crouch II. “Putting the mission very first and accomplishing the ideal point embody the core values of the USO. We congratulate this year’s honorees for their excellent contributions and for becoming a force for excellent in the planet.”

McShane was overseeing a teaching training in Twentynine Palms when a fellow Marine was seriously wounded. He controlled the chaos, verified tourniquet placement and inspected stress dressings to assist stabilize the wounded Marine ahead of he was evacuated to a hospital. McShane serves with the Maritime Corps’ 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion and is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Singer was touring above the Coronado Bridge when her actions prevented a motorist from using his very own lifetime. Singer serves with the Navy’s Helicopter Sea Beat Squadron 14 and is from Williamsburg, Virginia.

“On behalf of the USO, we commend the USO Assistance Users of the 12 months for their unwavering dedication to helping some others in their time of want,” stated Sgt. Maj. Carlton Kent, 16th Sergeant Major of the USMC and member of the USO Board of Governors. “Their selflessness and bravery — not only for the duration of the events they were nominated for but also throughout their everyday life — epitomize what it means to provide. We are grateful for them and for all of our services customers who sacrifice so a lot to safeguard us.”

— Metropolis Information Support

USO Honors Marine Sgt. McShane, North Island’s Lauren J. Singer as Lifesavers was very last modified: December 16th, 2020 by Ken Stone

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