Justin D. LeHew is a United States Marine who served in the War on Terrorism and was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions on 23 and 24 March 2003 during the initial 2003 invasion of Iraq. He was handpicked to spearhead the rescue operation and recovery of the U.S. Army's 507th Maintenance Company on 23 March and subsequently was called upon again to take part in the rescue operation of US Army Private Jessica Lynch on 1 April 2003. He is also a recipient of the Bronze Star with Combat Distinguishing Device denoting Valor for his heroic actions from 5 to 28 August 2004 during the Battle of Najaf.
Justin is currently serving as the first post-Vietnam generation National Commander of America's oldest VSO, The Legion Of Valor. Founded in 1890, all members of the Legion of Valor are recipients of the Medal Of Honor, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross or Distinguished Service Cross.
He is also Chief Operating Officer of History Flight, the world's most successful, private, MIA search and recovery organization, with more than 391 recoveries of missing U.S. servicemembers and more than 160 positive identifications thus far.
May 30th, 2023 | Season 4 | 58 mins 12 secs
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