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10-14-2009, 02:26 PM
The Military Cross (MC) is the third level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

The MC is granted in recognition of "an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy on land to all members, of any rank in Our Armed Forces

Sergeant Torben SORENSEN The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment

After being separated by the rest of B Company Group, Sorensen and a colleague assaulted a compound alone to clear it. Sorenson incurred a 12 inch shrapnel wound but continued to move through the compound until he was sure all enemy had fled before allowing himself to be treated by the team medic.