They Were Heroes

Sergeant Major David Devaney (Retired), author of They Were Heroes: A Sergeant Major’s Tribute to the Combat Marines of Iraq and Afghanistan, spoke about some of the heroic actions detailed in his book.

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  • David Devaney Sergeant Major (Retired, Former) U.S. Marine Corps
  • Mark Weber Curator U.S. Navy Memorial->Naval Heritage Center


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They Were Heroes

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 09, 2016 | 5:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2016 | 1:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 09, 2016 | 5:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2016 | 3:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2016 | 9:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2016 | 1:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2016 | 1:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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