Maj. Gen. Richard Secord, USAF (Ret.) has been selected for the USSOCOM Medal. This high honor began in 1994 and is awarded to military or civilian individuals that have made lasting and significant contributions to the Special Operations community. Recipients can only be nominated by one of the USSOCOM component commanders or the president of Joint Special Operations University. Maj. Gen. Secord was nominated by the AFSOC commander, Lt. Gen. Donny Wurster.
The presentation will occur on 24 Jun 2011. Final details are pending and will be posted on www.aircommando.org and the ACA's Facebook page once received.