Gov. Perdue Earns National Award for Support to Guard


North Carolina Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue received one of the National Guard Association of the United States' (NGAUS) highest awards for support to the National Guard, the Charles Dick Medal of Merit, in a ceremony at the State Capitol Nov. 19.

Governor Perdue has been, and continues to be, a dedicated leader of the N.C. National Guard and an advocate for the Guard as a whole, said Maj. Gen. Greg Lusk, adjutant general of North Carolina.

Lusk presented the award. "Governor Perdue has been instrumental in providing support for our service members and their families."

The Charles Dick Medal of Merit was established in 1988 and is designed to recognize contributions to the National Guard by elected representatives at the state and national levels.


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You Tube Video on the award ceremony

(Photos by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Latoria Mckoy)

Contact: Lt. Col. Robert Carver
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