2013 Heroes Of Military Medicine Awards (Part 1)
Dedicated professionals throughout the military medical system work tirelessly to care for the men and women who wear — or have worn — the uniform. Tonight, we recognize them all by honoring a special few who have demonstrated leadership, brilliance and bravery through their commitment, expertise and selflessness on behalf of the service men and women they serve.
Welcome to the live taping of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. 2013 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards hosted by the HJF Center for Public-Private Partnerships (CP3). Tonight we honor individuals who have bettered the lives of our nation’s service members, veterans and their families.
Welcome remarks by Ms. Jennifer Griffin, Master of Ceremonies (National Security Correspondent, Fox News). Presentation of the Colors by the Armed Forces Color Guard, Military District of Washington. Invocation by Chaplain (Major General) Donald L. Rutherford, United States Army Chief of Chaplains. Opening remarks by Mr. John Lowe, President and CEO, HJF and Ms. Cynthia Gilman, JD, Vice President HJFCP3. Keynote address by Admiral William H. McRaven, USN, Commander, US Special Operations Command. Special guest speaker, General John M. Keane, USA (Ret) to introduce the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Awardee, The Honorable James B. Peake, MD.