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July 14, 2014

Hackett earns second NAM in two months

Bussey —

Petty Officer Second Class Aviation Structural Mechanic Aaron Hackett received two NAM in 2 months. 
 
He is the son of Joel and Jolene Hackett of Bussey, grandson of Jim and Judy Hackett of Albia, Donna Maddy of Lovilia and Robert and Phyllis Bender of Lowell, Mich., Great grandson of Cleo Calhoun of Pleasantville, and the very proud daddy of Aliya and Kynlee Hackett of Albia.
 
The Navy and Marine Corps Medal is the second highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the United States Department of the Navy to the members of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. Created by an act of Congress in 1942, the Navy and Marine Corps Medal is generally considered the equivalent of the U.S. Army′s Soldier's Medal, the U.S. Air Force′s Airman's Medal, and the Coast Guard Medal.

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