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Secretary's 2016 Meritorious Service Silver Medal Presented To The National Protection and Programs Directorate Operation Blue Surge Team Members

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas award the Secretary's Meritorious Service Medal to National Protection and Programs Directorate Operation Blue Surge team members

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas award the Secretary's Meritorious Service Medal to National Protection and Programs Directorate Operation Blue Surge team members L. Eric Patterson, Richard K. Cline, Timothy G. Bane, Anthony M. Levey, Cathy C. Long, Mario Morales, Clifford T. Hughes, David S. Thomas, Gilbert N. Russo, Dennis P. Hale, Mario A. Canton, Gabriel R. Russell, Maybelle P. Hallman, Steven Harris, during the Secretary's Award Ceremony held Oct. 26, 2016. The Secretary's Meritorious Service Medal recognizes exceptional individual leadership or service that is distinguished by achievements of marked significance over time to the Department of Homeland Security. This award will recognize a body of work characterized by superior performance related to significant accomplishments, business improvements or notable resourcefulness and diligence that significantly improved the effectiveness of the Department of Homeland Security in one or more program areas. Official DHS photo by Barry Bahler.

Date Taken: 
November 1, 2016
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Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas award the Secretary's Meritorious Service Medal to National Protection and Programs Directorate Operation Blue Surge team members
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