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Mikulski To Be Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

November 17th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The White House announced yesterday that retiring United States Senator Barbara Mikulski will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama a week from today.

Senator Mikulski commented on the honor on the Senate floor…





The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

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November 16th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today issued the following statement after the White House announced that President Barack Obama will award her the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony next week at the White House:

“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. To the people of Maryland, I thank you. Time and again you have honored me with your confidence and trust. I’m so grateful for the opportunity you’ve given me to serve Maryland and the nation. Thank you.”

According to the White House, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. More information on the award is available at www.whitehouse.gov/medal-of-freedom. The award will be presented at the White House on November 24th. Additional details are being provided by the White House.

 


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