Co Founder Of The Silver Star Families Of America Honored By The State Of Missouri
Today it was announced that Diana Creed Newton, Co-Founder of the Silver Star Families of America, has been awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal from Governor Blunt of Missouri.
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PRLog (Press Release) – Jan 09, 2009 – Today it was announced that Diana Creed Newton, Co-Founder of the Silver Star Families of America, has been awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal from Governor Blunt of Missouri on the recommendation of the Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard, MG General Sidwell.
“This medal is awarded by the Governor, on the recommendation of the Adjutant General, to an individual, unit or organization that has performed distinguished and conspicuous service with reflects honorably and creditably on the state of Missouri.”
The medal is the highest award issued to civilians by the Missouri National Guard.
The citation party read: Ms. Newton’s talented, enthusiastic support of currently serving and retired service members and their families is motivating to all. Her selfless service, sense of duty, dedication to military support, and exemplary assistance to the citizens of Missouri reflect great credit upon herself and the State of Missouri.
Newton said, “I am honored and humbled by this award and I dedicate it to all the wounded and ill of our armed forces.”
“I also want to thank our membership across the country who has worked so hard for this state and this nation. May God bless the United States and may we never forget those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.”
The Silver Star Families of America can be contacted at: www.silverstarfamilies.org
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