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The Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal 2016

The Secretary grants the Exceptional Service Gold Medal in recognition of exceptionally outstanding leadership or service that is distinguished by achievements of national or international significance, reflecting great credit on the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Government by markedly improving the security of our homeland.

This year's winner is listed below, along with a description of their contributions and achievements:

For implementing a groundbreaking Transportation Security Officer Basic Training Program on schedule.

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas present the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal 2016 to Brett Gunter
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas presented the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal 2016 to Brett Gunter, Transportation and Security Administration, for implementing a groundbreaking Transportation Security Officer Basic Training Program on schedule during the Secretary's Award Ceremony held Oct. 26, 2016. The Secretary grants the Exceptional Service Gold Medal in recognition of exceptionally outstanding leadership or service that is distinguished by achievements of national or international significance, reflecting great credit on the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Government by markedly improving the security of our homeland. Official DHS photo by Barry Bahler. (DHS Photo by Barry Bahler/Released)

Brett Gunter, TSA
Arlington, VA

Last Updated: 08/04/2021
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