Photo Credit: Sgt. Austan R. Owen 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Biggs (left), senior enlisted leader, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment presents the Navy Presidential Unit Citation to Sgt. Charles Varner (right), Alpha Company, 4-23 Inf., during a ceremony March 23.
Varner was awarded the citation for his part in the unit's extraordinarily heroic actions in armed conflict against the enemy while participating in Operation Moshtarak with the Marine Expeditionary Brigade in the Marjah district, Afghanistan in February, 2010.