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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 055-10
June 23, 2010

Pentagon Police Officers to be Honored for Valor

                A Medal for Valor award ceremony honoring four Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) police officers will be held in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes at 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 25, 2010.

                The officers will be recognized for their heroic actions on March 4, 2010, for stopping an intruder as he tried to shoot his way into the Pentagon.  PFPA Director Steven E. Calvery will present the awards.

                The men and women of PFPA are responsible for providing a full range of services to protect people, facilities, infrastructure and other resources at the Pentagon Reservation and in DoD-occupied facilities in the National Capital Region.

                Media representatives who wish to cover the ceremony should contact PFPA Public Affairs: Terry Sutherland, 703-697-2311 or Chris Layman 703-692-9101.

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