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National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal

The National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal is the highest award that can be granted to noncareer Federal employees, private citizens or others who have performed distinguished service of exceptional significance for the United States Intelligence Community. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) established the award on October 1, 2008 to acknowledge individuals who rendered extraordinary service at considerable personal sacrifice and who were motivated by patriotism, good citizenship or a sense of public responsibility.

National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal
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Obverse of the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal
Awarded by United States Intelligence Community
TypeIndividual Award
Eligibilityhighest award that can be granted to noncareer Federal employees, private citizens or others who have performed distinguished service of exceptional significance to the Intelligence Community.
Awarded fordistinguished service of exceptional significance to the Intelligence Community.
StatusActive
Statistics
EstablishedOctober 1, 2008
First awardedSenator John Warner[1]
Precedence
EquivalentNational Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
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Obverse and reverse of medal and ribbon bar of the medal

Award designEdit

The observe of the medal is a gold circular disc with the symbol of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

The reverse of the medal has the words "DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE" encircled from the 9 o'clock position through the 3 o'clock position with the words "FOR EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY" inscribed horizontally and centered across the bottom of the emblem.

In addition to the large medal, a miniature medal and lapel pin are provided to awardees.

RecipientsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Senator Warner Awarded First National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal" (PDF). Office of the Director of National Intelligence. 12 December 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Senator John D. Rockefeller IV Awarded National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal" (PDF). Office of the Director of National Intelligence. 12 January 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Fusion Center Director Receives Highest National Civilian Intelligence Honor". Office of the Director of National Intelligence. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Who's Who". Who'sWho 2018. January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. ^ Hogan, John (July 2017). "Aspen security Forum - Robert Hannigan". Aspen Security Forum. Retrieved 12 January 2018.