When Antioch resident Andre Jacobs enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003, he wanted to protect and serve his country in its time of need – a decision that ultimately led him to receiving national recognition.

“I’m a proud American citizen,” said Jacobs, whose father was also a Marine. “I love the United States, freedom and everything it stands for.”

Jacobs is now a staff sergeant and currently works as an inspector-instructor staff supply chief and logistics chief for 6th ANGLICO (Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company) in Concord, and over the past 14 years, he has not only protected and served his county as he swore to do, but has received national recognition for his service as the recipient of the 2017 Marine of the Year award.

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