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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Medal of Valor Nomination Period Opens May 31

The nomination period for the 2015-2016 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor opens May 31, 2016 at 8 a.m. This medal is the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer, and is awarded by either the President or Vice President along with the Attorney General of the United States to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect human life. To receive the medal, public safety officers must be nominated by the chief executive officer of their employing agencies.

For information, go to Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on July 31, 2016.

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