Panetta Presents Rep. Norm Dicks with the Distinguished Public Service Medal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and his wife, Sylvia, applaud U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks before presenting him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012. Dicks, D-Washington, is retiring after 18 terms in the House of Representatives. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta thanks Congressman Norm Dicks for his many accomplishments before presenting him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012. Dicks, the House Appropriations Committee's ranking minority member, is retiring after 18 terms in office. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, applauds after presenting U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington, right, with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, presents Congressman Norm Dicks with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012. Dicks is retiring after 18 terms in the House of Representatives. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, shakes hands with U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington, after presenting him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and his wife, Sylvia, with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, center, listen to remarks by Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington, after Panetta presented him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department of defense can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, thanks Congressman Norm Dicks for his many accomplishments before presenting him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington, thanks Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta after receiving the Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award the department can give a civilian, at the Canon Building in Washington D.C., Dec. 6, 2012. Dicks, the ranking minority member on the House Appropriations Committee, is retiring after 18 terms in office. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo