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2020 Secretary’s Awards(119)

The 2020 Secretary’s Awards honor the work, sacrifice, and professional excellence of employees from components all across the Department of Homeland Security.

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  • 2020 Secretary’s Awards

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    The 2020 Secretary’s Awards honor the work, sacrifice, and professional excellence of employees from components all across the Department of Homeland Security. These colleagues highlighted below have performed above and beyond the call of duty,…
    Dec 08, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary's Award for Leadership Excellence 2020 for demonstrating exceptional leadership and commitment to mission through his efforts running the President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition in 2019 and 2020.

    Harry Mourtos

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    Recipient of the Secretary's Award for Leadership Excellence 2020 for demonstrating exceptional leadership and commitment to mission through his efforts running the President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition in 2019 and 2020.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary's Award for Leadership Excellence 2020 for fostering a climate of respect and teamwork developing the workforce to achieve unparalleled results in exceptional circumstances.

    Bartholomew J. Sullivan

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    Recipient of the Secretary's Award for Leadership Excellence 2020 for fostering a climate of respect and teamwork developing the workforce to achieve unparalleled results in exceptional circumstances.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for expertly guiding a workforce of 950 staff to rapidly respond to the humanitarian and border security crisis on the southwest border, transition to on-board a new assistant commissioner in February 2020, and ensure workforce safety as co-lead for mission critical CBP response to urgent facility and logistics needs resulting from the pandemic.

    Robert F. Janson

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for expertly guiding a workforce of 950 staff to rapidly respond to the humanitarian and border security crisis on the southwest border, transition to on-board a new assistant commissioner…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leveraging innovative methods to deliver  consequences for illegal immigration while avoiding negative media and congressional attention by leading CBP efforts with five diverse programs that significantly reduced opportunities for criminal aliens to abuse the united states immigration and asylum processes.

    Robert Danley

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leveraging innovative methods to deliver consequences for illegal immigration while avoiding negative media and congressional attention by leading CBP efforts with five diverse programs…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for developing the essential workers guidance that was ultimately adopted in whole or in part by more than 40 states, representing the most used guidance ever published by CISA, and enabled the country to continue operating with the most critical of workers permitted to work during periods of community restriction and closure directives.

    Jennifer Pedersen

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for developing the essential workers guidance that was ultimately adopted in whole or in part by more than 40 states, representing the most used guidance ever published by CISA, and enabled…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading the department’s efforts with the interagency to deploy an enhanced entry screening capability in response to the COVID pandemic. Utilizing methods built in response to the Ebola virus threat, the department was able to quickly adapt to protect the country from COVID-19 by screening all identified inbound travelers for indicators of the disease and implementing contact tracing.

    Robert Whitehurst

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading the department’s efforts with the interagency to deploy an enhanced entry screening capability in response to the COVID pandemic. Utilizing methods built in response to the…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading and managing the department of homeland security’s largest law enforcement task force deployment to Portland Oregon by assuming responsibility as FPS’ incident commander to lead this monumental effort to ensure the safety and protection of federal personnel and prevent the destruction of federal facilities and property.

    Gabriel R. Russell

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading and managing the department of homeland security’s largest law enforcement task force deployment to Portland, Oregon by assuming responsibility as FPS’ incident commander to…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for his exemplary leadership during numerous DHS responses to homeland threats, improvement of TSA intelligence capabilities, and 40 years of dedicated work in counterterrorism and counterintelligence which led to the production of 1,400 reports and 750 law enforcement leads that help safeguard the nation’s transportation system.

    John Beattie

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for his exemplary leadership during numerous DHS responses to homeland threats, improvement of TSA intelligence capabilities, and 40 years of dedicated work in counterterrorism and…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for going to extraordinary lengths and personal risk to establish direct contact with medical providers and identify critical resource needs, establishing triage priorities and coordinating evacuation plans among disparate organizations still reeling from the hurricane’s impact throughout the Bahamas.

    James D. Warner

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for going to extraordinary lengths and personal risk to establish direct contact with medical providers and identify critical resource needs, establishing triage priorities and coordinating…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading his team to successfully administer new screening programs in the Rio Grande valley that enabled DHS to effectively implement critical new processes, including the migrant protection protocols, asylum cooperative agreements, humanitarian asylum review process, and prompt asylum screening review.

    Bryan Hemming

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Meritorious Service Medal 2020 for leading his team to successfully administer new screening programs in the Rio Grande valley that enabled DHS to effectively implement critical new processes, including the migrant…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for enhancing the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency’s capacity to protect critical infrastructure, mass gatherings, and the private sector from small unmanned aircraft system threats.

    Sarah Jacob

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for enhancing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s capacity to protect critical infrastructure, mass gatherings, and the private sector from small unmanned aircraft…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for excelling at maintaining inventory accuracy and accountability and ensuring the serviceability of all field office property despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Daniel J. Niesman

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for excelling at maintaining inventory accuracy and accountability and ensuring the serviceability of all field office property despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for demonstrating unparalleled motivation which resulted in seamless processing and yielded an impressive number of personnel security suitability and security determinations well ahead of the established standard.

    Kendrick L. Melville

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for demonstrating unparalleled motivation which resulted in seamless processing and yielded an impressive number of personnel security suitability and security determinations well ahead…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for demonstrating excellent customer service and maintenance of customer confidence with development of a COVID-19 research guide and assistance for multiple components and offices.

    Amy Palacio

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for demonstrating excellent customer service and maintenance of customer confidence with development of a COVID-19 research guide and assistance for multiple components and offices…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for playing a pivotal role in TSA academy’s successful transition from in-person to virtual delivery for the transportation security officer basic training program phase ii which allowed over 2000 newly hired officers across the country to graduate and serve the mission during COVID.

    Rashur Singh

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for playing a pivotal role in TSA academy’s successful transition from in-person to virtual delivery for the transportation security officer basic training program phase ii which allowed…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for outstanding service at the federal air marshal service Newark field office exemplifying the DHS mission of “with honor and integrity we will safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values”; consistently acting as a mentor to those around her, and being a “go to” on the administrative team for any project or task.

    Maria Franco

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for outstanding service at the federal air marshal service Newark field office exemplifying the DHS mission of “with honor and integrity we will safeguard the American people, our…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for displaying superior performance of duty to the Dominican Republic where he provided maritime law enforcement and counter-trafficking training while serving as a member of Tactical Law Enforcement Team South. He also led and participated in several international drug interdiction efforts seizing several thousand pounds of illegal drugs.

    Craig Oravitz

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for displaying superior performance of duty to the Dominican Republic where he provided maritime law enforcement and counter-trafficking training while serving as a member of Tactical Law…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for his efforts that resulted in USCIS having an authoritative dataset of pending cases by performing data analysis of approximately 12 million cases that appeared to be pending in computer systems dating back to the 1980’s to identify and trigger systemic closure of approximately seven million electronic records.

    Matthew D. Alexander

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for his efforts that resulted in USCIS having an authoritative dataset of pending cases by performing data analysis of approximately 12 million cases that appeared to be pending in…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for his integral role in the front-end identification efforts, triaging, lead creation, data collection and file monitoring of nearly 500 Malaysian fraud scheme immigration filings at the National Benefits Center.

    Kaleb Filis

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for his integral role in the front-end identification efforts, triaging, lead creation, data collection and file monitoring of nearly 500 Malaysian fraud scheme immigration filings at the…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for unparalleled dedication and innovation to design protocols to provide accurate and timely information to enhance situational awareness during emergencies.

    Brittany M Orr

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Exemplary Service 2020 for unparalleled dedication and innovation to design protocols to provide accurate and timely information to enhance situational awareness during emergencies.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Diversity Management 2020 for counseling and advising the team on the FEMA Civil Rights Bulletin released in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to uphold civil rights and civil liberties in a historic time period.

    Jason Lagria

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Diversity Management 2020 for counseling and advising the team on the FEMA Civil Rights Bulletin released in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to uphold civil rights and civil…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Volunteer Service 2020 for amazing selfless and exceptional volunteerism with his church and various other community programs.

    Raymon J. Loa

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Volunteer Service 2020 for amazing selfless and exceptional volunteerism with his church and various other community programs.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Volunteer Service 2020 for his sustained service on the Portsmouth Virginia Criminal Justice Board, mayor’s military affairs committee, and sheriff’s office, and since the start of the pandemic has spent weekends securing food banks and farmers markets to ensure that best health practices are followed to reduce risk of disease transmission.

    James Kelso Cullen II

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Volunteer Service 2020 for his sustained service on the Portsmouth Virginia Criminal Justice Board, mayor’s military affairs committee, and sheriff’s office, and since the start of the pandemic has spent…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for responding to a call for assistance concerning a kayak that had flipped over; he selflessly entered fast moving waters, at great personal risk, to rescue the 70-year-old kayaker who had capsized.

    Jason S. Weatherby

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for responding to a call for assistance concerning a kayak that had flipped over; he selflessly entered fast moving waters, at great personal risk, to rescue the 70-year-old kayaker who had capsized.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for rescuing two kayakers adrift and capsized in the Pacific Ocean while on a family outing at Dorian Beach, California.

    Garryck Hampton

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for rescuing two kayakers adrift and capsized in the Pacific Ocean while on a family outing at Dorian Beach, California.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Michael Vickers - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Robert Mineo - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Jeb Slick - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Maximillian Sherno - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Eric Young - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Nathan Newberg - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Joseph Kelly - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    Jared Blitz - 6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great uncertainty in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Olivia Herrara - Del Rio Sector Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great uncertainty in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Margarita Moran - Del Rio Sector Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Jerry Thomas - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Michael Frego - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Diana Herriman - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    St. Francis Peters - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Julie Nato - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Kevin Colton - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Jermaine Francis - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Vanessa Williams - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Michael Cuccio - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Derek Chappelle - Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Vanessa Green - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Michael McClain - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Donald Carter - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Monique Park - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Chebecka Carter - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    John Thompson - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.

    Keith Williams - Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the u.s. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Tod Companion - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Julie Brewer - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Matthew Moe - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Lloyd Hough - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Steven Wallen - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    William Pharis - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    John Fischer - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Jonathan McEntee - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    Robert VanAtta - S&T COVID19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Robert Duffy - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Matthew McKeon - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Ronald Arroyo - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    John Ellison - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    James Cappiello - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Michael Mullane - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Kristen Jonus - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Ingrid Alleyne - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Sergio Blanco - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Sandra Suarez - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Joseph Modica - Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Marie Byrd - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    David Dixon - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Rebecca Sheehan - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Megan Mervar - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Megan Dennelly - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Tyler White - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Edward Kunigonis - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Jason Berger - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Nolan Salyer - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Brandon Belveal - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Alexander LaBelle - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Craig Ross - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Jose Segura - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Robert Blomerth - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Frank Strom - Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Nadeem Siddiqui - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Steven Fong - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Anthony Knight - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Anthony Jernigan - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Sherrill Abramson - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Angela Avery - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Mauria Bell - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Suzette Conlon - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Danne Hardin - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Nicole Jones - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Kathryn Mullinax - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Stephanie Semadeni - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Charles Toler Jr - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    David Brown - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Blaine Forschen - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Frederick Reiniger III - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Mark Trout - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Anna Czech - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Li Leung - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Mary Gartrell - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Brianna Smith - Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF)

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism Award 2020 working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal for initiating an investigation into Airbus Group SE for fraud, bribery and corruption practices by the company.

    Brent Talaga

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    Recipient of the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal for initiating an investigation into Airbus Group SE for fraud, bribery and corruption practices by the company.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal for detecting and alerting the nation to a vast transnational cyber criminal conspiracy, attempting to defraud the nation of billions in funding intended to blunt the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Roy Daniel Dotson, Jr

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    Recipient of the Secretary's Exceptional Service Gold Medal for detecting and alerting the nation to a vast transnational cyber criminal conspiracy, attempting to defraud the nation of billions in funding intended to blunt the economic impact of the…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.

    6531 and 6544 Golden Ray Response Team

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    Recipient of the Secretary’s Award for Valor 2020 for launching an extraordinary rescue effort to save the 24-member crew of motor vessel Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.

    Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for working tirelessly under extreme circumstances to provide a safer workforce environment in support of the secret service mission.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great uncertainty in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Del Rio Sector Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for demonstrating great compassion; they performed above and beyond the call of duty guiding border patrol agent Agustin Aguilar’s family through a very difficult situation during a time of great…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.

    Air Bridge Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for developing and implementing an international air bridge to rapidly deliver COVID PPE as part of a historic logistical effort for the U.S. Government in response to the COVID pandemic.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the U.S. Government.

    Personal Protective Equipment Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for procuring personal protective equipment to fulfill requirements for requests across the nation in support of the historic logistical effort of the U.S. Government.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.

    S&T COVID-19 Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for research, expertise, and proactive collaboration characterizing the virus, validating disinfectants, and assisting in PPE reconditioning.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.

    Team LaGuardia Airport

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for displaying exceptional bravery and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled New York City.
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security
  • Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and set the standard for Coast Guard policy development.

    Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS COVID-19 Response Team

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    Recipient of the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroism 2020 for safely executing two medical evacuations from Cruise Ship GRAND PRINCESS, saving two lives. These medical evacuations were the Coast Guard’s first operations in a COVID-19 positive environment and…
    Dec 09, 2020 Department of Homeland Security