Retired petty officer receives Navy Cross more than 50 years after World War II heroics

May 1997
Jet;05/19/97, Vol. 91 Issue 26, p12
Announces that Navy Petty Officer Robert Jones, an African-American, was awarded the Navy Cross in 1997, for an act committed on October 29, 1944. Jones' act of bravery while aboard the ship, the USS Intrepid; Dedication of the medal to Jones by US Congressman Robert Scott.


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