Marine awarded for lifesaving actions after Valley Center plane crash

Published January 30, 2021 19 Views

Rumble Credit: Cpl. Stephen Beard | Date Taken: 01/29/2021
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Ryan Sharp, center, a quality assurance representative with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, is awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during a ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 29, 2021. Sharp received the award for actions he took when a plane crashed in a Valley Center neighborhood May 31, 2020. Sharp and other bystanders worked together to pull a young passenger from the burning plane, saving her life. Sharp is a native of Vista, California. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Stephen Beard)