Decatur native named most impactful squad leader
Sgt. Brent Hawkins, the recipient of the Sapper Squad Leader Award, poses for a photo May 18, 2018 on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. Hawkins recently won the outstanding squad leader award while participating in the 3rd annual Marine Corps Combat Engineer Sapper Challenge. Hawkins, a native of Decatur, Illinois, is a squad leader with Combat Engineer Company, Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cameron Parks)
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