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 United States National Security Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Security Council (NSC) of the United States is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for considering national security and foreign policy matters with his senior national security advisors and cabinet officials.
Its regular attendees (both statutory and non-statutory) are the Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, and the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (known colloquially as the "national security advisor").
The National Security Council was established by the National Security Act of 1947 (PL 235 - 61 Stat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_National_Security_Council   (529 words)

  
 National Security Medal - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
The National Security Medal is authorized to both civilians and personnel of the United States military and is an authorized decoration for display on active duty uniforms of the United States armed forces.
The National Security Medal is a decoration of the United States of America which was first created in 1947 by order of the United States National Security Council.
Additional decorations of the National Security Medal are denoted by a bronze oak leaf cluster.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /national_security_medal.htm   (254 words)

  
 Defense Distinguished Service Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Defense Distinguished Service Medal is a United States military award which is presented for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security or defense of the United States.
The DDSM may also be awarded to other senior officers whose direct and individual contributions to national security or defense are recognized as being so exceptional in scope and value as to be equivalent to contributions normally associated with positions encompassing broader responsibilities.
This decoration takes precedence over the Distinguished Service Medals of the separate services and is not to be awarded to any individual for a period of service for which an Army, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal is awarded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Defense_Distinguished_Service_Medal   (317 words)

  
 32 CFR PART 578
The medal of bronze is 36 millimeters in diameter.
The medal is suspended by a moired silk ribbon 1 7/8 inches in length and 1 3/8 inches in width, composed of a stripe of purplish-red (9/16-inch), a stripe of white (1/16-inch), a stripe of purplish-red (1/8-inch), a stripe of white (1/16-inch), and a stripe of purplish-red (9/16-inch).
The medal is suspended by a bar from a moired silk ribbon, 1 3/8 inches in length and 1 3/8 inches in width, composed of a bank of scarlet (5/8-inch), a stripe of dark-blue (1/16-inch), a band of white (5/8-inch), a stripe of dark-blue (1/16-inch), and a band of scarlet (5/16-inch).
www.washingtonwatchdog.org /documents/cfr/title32/part578.html   (14871 words)

  
 NARA - Federal Register - Executive Orders
The National Security Medal may be awarded to any person, without regard to nationality, including members of the armed forces of the United States, for distinguished achievement or outstanding contribution on or after July 26, 1947, in the field of intelligence relating to the national security.
The National Security Medal may be awarded to any person without regard to nationality, including a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, who, on or after 26 July 1947, has made an outstanding contribution to the National intelligence effort.
The National Security Medal with accompanying ribbon and appurtenances, shall be of appropriate design to be approved by the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council.
www.archives.gov /federal-register/codification/executive-order/10431.html?template=print   (526 words)

  
 Presidential-Level Awards
This medal is awarded by the President to individuals for extraordinary contributions to the country specifically related to matters of national security.
This medal is awarded by the President for exceptionally meritorious contributions to the national security interests of the United States, world peace, cultural, or other exceptionally significant public or private endeavors.
This medal was established by the President to recognize citizens of the United States who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
www.cpms.osd.mil /vip/per_data/538.htm   (420 words)

  
 Lab physicist Mordy Rosen receives prestigious Edward Teller Medal for 2001
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.
It was established at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, in 1954 by individuals seeking to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology.
Rosen, the former X Division leader and now its chief scientist, is recognized internationally for major contributions to the development of laboratory soft X-ray lasers, and to the design and analysis of complex high energy density and ICF target physics experiments, elucidating electron and radiation transport, and the properties of hot dense matter.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2001-06/aaft-lpm062801.php   (633 words)

  
 ODM of Lebanon: War Medal
Awarded: For acts of bravery in war or in the cause of national security.
www.medals.org.uk /lebanon/lebanon008.htm   (14 words)

  
 RUSI- Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature
In addition, it has been decided to award a second Westminster Medal for Military Literature this year to the National Army Museum, in recognition of the continuing contribution of their series of publications to this field.
The medal was presented by the Duke of Westminster on Wednesday 21 April.
The winner of the Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature 2005 is Professor Nicholas Rodger for his book The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain 1649-1815, the second in his three volume history of British naval power published by Penguin.
www.rusi.org /go.php?structureID=landings&ref=L409B93DB60A87   (236 words)

  
 Clarence Leonard (kelly) Johnson, February 27, 1910—December 21, 1990 By Ben R. Rich Biographical Memoirs
The National Security Medal, presented by President Ronald Reagan for exceptional meritorious service in a position of high responsibility and for outstanding contribution to the national security of the nation.
National Medal of Science, presented by President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House.
He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1965 and enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1974 and was honored by many other prestigious institutions and organizations for his work.
www.nap.edu /html/biomems/cjohnson.html   (4591 words)

  
 National Medal Of Science
The most recent is the National Medal of Science, the highest given to scientists in the United States, which was announced Tuesday by President Bush.
CHICAGO A University of Chicago professor is among eight recipients of the National Science Foundation's National Medal of Science.
Recipients of the 2004 National Medal of Science and 2004 National...
www.wikiverse.org /national-medal-of-science   (245 words)

  
 NCPA - Events - Robert M. Gates
For his service to the country, and the insights shared with six administrations, Gates has received the National Security Medal and President's Citizen Medal.
Gates served as assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser from 1989 to 1991.
He spent close to nine years at the National Security Council, serving under four presidents during his tenure.
www.ncpa.org /evn/sumners/past/rmgates.html   (359 words)

  
 William E. Colby
Colby received the National Security Medal in 1976, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal in 1973, and the State Department's Distinguished Honor Award in 1972.
It's the security of our communities, our urban cities, it's the security of our relationship between our citizens here not to have a whole new wave of outsiders coming in and then have to be absorbed and all the rest of it.
It's the security of our communities, our urban cities, it's the security of our relationship between our citizens here not to have a whole new wave of outsiders coming in, and then have to be absorbed, and all the rest of it.
sun3.lib.uci.edu /racyberlib/Quest/interview-william_e_colby.html   (4370 words)

  
 Service to America Medals - Program Information - National Security Medal
This award recognizes a federal employee for a significant contribution to the nation in activities related to national security.
This medal is accompanied by a $3,000 monetary award.
Within the past three years (since January 1, 2003), the nominee must have demonstrated a significant accomplishment within his or her particular government field that was innovative and high impact, and met a critical need for the nation.
www2.govexec.com /SAM/program.cfm?ItemNumber=1493   (233 words)

  
 New Developments - Washington University School of Law
Webster has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Security Medal and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, all conferred in 1991.
Hirshon presented the Medal to Webster on Aug. 12, when the ABA House of Delegates convened at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. The ABA Medal is awarded by the association’s Board of Governors to recognize exceptionally distinguished service to the cause of American jurisprudence.
The American Bar Association presented the 2002 ABA Medal to Washington University School of Law alumnus William H. Webster, former federal trial and appellate court judge and former director of the FBI and CIA, on Aug. 12, 2002.
ls.wustl.edu /Whatsnew/2002-2003/webster.html   (660 words)

  
 Richard Helms
The OSO became a division of the CIA when that organisation was created by the National Security Act of July 1947.
The ease of Helm's role under Johnson changed with the arrival of President Nixon and his national security advisor Henry Kissinger.
In the aftermath of the War he was transferred to the newly formed Office of Special Operations (OSO), where at the age of 33 he was in charge of intelligence and counter-intelligence operations in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/richard_helms.html   (567 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited US elections 2004 Medal row hits Kerry hopes
In an election in which national security credentials are paramount President Bush has been on the defensive over his lack of combat medals.
John Kerry's combat medals from Vietnam, which represented some of his trump cards in the presidential elections became a problem for the Democratic candidate yesterday as a row blew up over what he did with them.
The medal affair came as the Bush campaign portrayed a vote for Kerry as a vote against America's counterterrorist struggle.
www.guardian.co.uk /uselections2004/story/0,13918,1204084,00.html   (348 words)

  
 Speaker
Among his awards and decorations are the National Security Medal, the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Bronze Star, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal.
On his final tour of duty he served as the 14th Director of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service, a combat support agency of the Department of Defense with military and civilian personnel stationed worldwide.
He has over thirty years experience in national, defense and military information services, information technology development and diverse customer support services.
www.starlex.com /intelcon/KennethMinihan.htm   (654 words)

  
 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Gates has been awarded the National Security Medal, the Presidential Citizens Medal, has twice received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, and has three times received CIA's highest award, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal.
In his career with the CIA and the National Security Council he served six presidents.
President Gates will step out of his role as Texas AandM President, and speak about national security issues and a post-war Iraq.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /pressreleases/GatesPR.html   (169 words)

  
 Riverbank Labs
When this agency was supplanted by the National Security Agency (NSA) in 1952, Friedman became chief technical consultant, and two years later, special assistant to the director.
The Acoustical Committee of the National Research Council, a small group of scientists, met at Riverbank in 1920 and formed the basis for the later formation of the ASA.
In 1956 Friedman was awarded $100,000 in compensation by the government for profits he had been unable to realize due to security measures for nine cipher machines he had invented for the government from 1933 to 1944.
www.geneva.il.us /riverbnk/riverpag.htm   (4804 words)

  
 Robert  M Gates Bio from NESA
Dr. Gates served as Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser at the White House from 20 January 1989 until 6 November 1991.
During that period, he spent nearly nine years at the National Security Council, The White House, serving four presidents of both political parties.
Gates currently is a member of the national executive board of the Boy Scouts of America and president of the National Eagle Scout Association.
www.yccbsa.org /news/pressreleases/robertgatesbio.htm   (445 words)

  
 Committee on Homeland Security
Gannon is the first person in the Legislative Branch to receive the National Security Medal in the history of the award.
The medal presentation was made in a private ceremony in the Library of Congress by Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet.
President Bush bestowed the nation’s highest intelligence service honors on Dr. Gannon for his leadership during his 24-year intelligence career, which included service as the CIA’s Deputy Director for Intelligence; Chairman of the National Intelligence Council; and Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production.
hsc.house.gov /release.cfm?id=221   (246 words)

  
 www.GovExec.com - Finalists for Service to America Medals announced (6/16/04)
Medals will be awarded in the following categories: Federal Employee of the Year; Career Achievement; Call to Service; Homeland Security; Justice and Law Enforcement; National Security and International Affairs; Science and Environment, and Social Services.
The finalists for the Homeland Security Medal are Brad Gair, federal coordinating officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Homeland Security Department; Jose Melendez-Perez, Customs and Border Protection officer, Homeland Security Department; and Dr.
The 2004 Service to America Medals finalists were announced Wednesday on Capitol Hill and praised for their dedication to the federal civil service.
www.govexec.com /dailyfed/0604/061604e1.htm   (638 words)

  
 Policy Based on Regime Change Not Likely to Succeed; New U.S. Approach Needed
Co-chaired by former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and former Director of Central Intelligence Robert M. Gates, and directed by Suzanne Maloney, the Task Force includes experts with a wide range of views and backgrounds.
Zbigniew Brzezinski is former National Security Advisor to the President, and author, most recently, of The Choice: Global Domination or Global Leadership.
Robert M. Gates is the 22nd President of Texas AandM University, one of the nation's largest universities and an institution recognized internationally for its teaching, research and public service.
www.dangerouscitizen.com /Articles/1211.aspx   (1013 words)

  
 What Would Dick Think? (WWDT)
In 1963, President Kennedy authorized the medal to be awarded to any civilian "who has made an especially meritorious contribution to (1) the security or national interests of the United States, or (2) world peace, or (3) cultural or other significant public or private endeavors."
President Bush is in Rome, where he will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the world's most prominent opponent of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Pope John Paul II.
President Truman established the Medal of Freedom in 1945 to award service during the war.
blogs.salon.com /0003379/2004/06/04.html   (963 words)

  
 ODM of the USA: National Security Medal
The United States of America: National Security Medal
Awarded: For distinguished achievement or outstanding contribution on or after July 26, 1947, in the field of intelligence relating to the national security.
www.medals.org.uk /usa/usa083.htm   (31 words)

  
 The Bryan-College Station Eagle>A&M News
Jan. 1989 to Nov. 1991: Assistant to the president and deputy National Security Adviser at the White House.
June 1974 to Dec. 1976: National Security Council, responsible for coordinating U.S. policies and actions relating to the Soviet Union and Europe.
June 1977 to Dec. 1979: National Security Council, assigned to the White House.
www.theeagle.com /aandmnews/051202gatestimeline.htm   (609 words)

  
 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Zbigniew Brzezinski
In 1981 awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his role in the normalization of U.S.-Chinese relations and for his contribution to the human rights and national security policies of the United States.
Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Professor of American Foreign Policy at the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. From 1977 to 1981, National Security Advisor to the President of the United States.
In 1988, co-chairman of the Bush National Security Advisory Task Force.
www.medaloffreedom.com /ZbigniewBrzezinski.htm   (404 words)

  
 ELF Activities: 2001: Bio: Campbell
For his work in government, Dr. Campbell has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Public Service Medal from Secretary Cohen, Medal for Outstanding Public Service from Secretary Perry, Department of State Honor Award, Joint Service Commendation Medal and Korea’s Order of National Security Medal.
Before coming to the Pentagon, he served as Director in the Democracy office at the National Security Council, Deputy Special Counselor to the President for NAFTA, and Chief of Staff (International) and White House Fellow at the Treasury Department.
In this capacity, he is responsible for helping develop the foreign policy and security agenda of the Center into the 21st century.
www.msstate.edu /chair/radvanyi/2001/bio-campbell.html   (508 words)

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