Senator Receives U.S. Navy’s Highest Civilian Award

first_img View post tag: U.S. View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Defence View post tag: Defense Senator Receives U.S. Navy’s Highest Civilian Award View post tag: Navy View post tag: Civilian Back to overview,Home naval-today Senator Receives U.S. Navy’s Highest Civilian Award View post tag: SENATOR View post tag: highestcenter_img January 30, 2013 Authorities View post tag: Navy’s Senator Lisa Murkowski today received the United States Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award from U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus for her “selfless service to the Nation’s Sailors and Marines [that] ensured they were provided the resources necessary to support and defend the Nation’s interests around the globe,” according to the certificate. The Navy also recognized her Arctic leadership that guarantees “our combat forces are prepared to meet the challenges of a dynamic operational environment.”When presenting Senator Murkowski with the medal, Secretary Mabus  said “the award speaks for itself, but I want to thank you personally and on behalf of the Navy and Marine Corps for all you’ve done for us – for sticking up for us.”When Senator Murkowski received the distinction (attached) from Secretary Mabus, she admitted “I am really honored, truly honored” at the gesture of goodwill.  Mabus responded to her “you earned this.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff, January 30, 2013 View post tag: receives View post tag: award View post tag: Naval Share this articlelast_img

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