U.S. Transportation Secretary Mineta to Present Medal
Thursday, September 05, 2002
U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta will recognize the bravery, dedication and teamwork displayed last September and the 12 months since by the men and women in the U.S. Coast Guard by presenting them with the new Transportation 9/11 Medal. The new medal is awarded to employees of the Department of Transportation and private citizens for meritorious service resulting from unique and outstanding achievement in response to the attacks on September 11, 2001.
In addition, the Secretary will present the Outstanding Unit Award pennant to various Coast Guard units who responded to the catastrophic events of September 11.