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Medal of Valor Recipients Honored

n December 12, 2007, President George W. Bush and Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey awarded five distinguished public safety officers the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House.

The Medal of Valor is the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer honoring heroic action performed above and beyond the call of duty.

“In a line of work where courageous acts can be part of one’s daily duties, these extraordinary men set themselves apart through deeds of incredible self-sacrifice,” said Attorney General Mukasey. “The honor we confer upon these brave individuals with the Medal of Valor reflects the gratitude of an entire Nation.” More

Volume 2, Issue 1, 2008 Medal of Valor recipients and Attorney General Mukasey Medal of Valor Police officer and police dog Two SWAT police officers in HazMat gear
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