After rescuing a 10-year-old boy from an ocean rip current, Sgt. Danny McDonald has received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, the service’s highest non-combat medal for heroic actions. McDonald rescued the 10-year-old boy after seeing the child struggling while in the water. McDonald is a scout sniper currently assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines. The award was given to the camp where McDonald is stationed in honor of his heroic act.