Frank Walden was 18 years old when he found himself as a Navy corpsman that was part of the first wave to Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.Sixty-eight years later, Walden and other medical personnel who were part of the 6th Naval Beach Battalion are being recognized for their efforts on that historic day."I'm not a hero," said Walden. "The guys who didn't make it out of there are the heroes."Walden was presented with a Bronze Star during change of command ceremonies at Beach Master Unit 1 in Coronado on the anniversary of D-Day."I can't imagine being an 18-year-old today and doing what he did not in my eyes," said Sr. Chief James Morrison, a Navy corpsman himself.Walden said he is grateful for the award and is encouraged that the relatives of those who have passed on will receive the award as well.A total of 84 medical personnel with the 6th Naval Beach Battalion will be recognized. Survivors or their heirs on the East Coast will be so honored later this year.