MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a proud day for us at WCCO.
Five of our co-workers received the highest military award the Minnesota National Guard presents to civilians. They were recognized for their work in support of the National Guard.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Jason DeRusha, Gulf War veteran Reg Chapman, Bill Hudson, and photojournalist Tom Aviles received the Superior Volunteer Service Medal. Pat Kessler received the Superior Civilian Service Award.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
The two awards are of equal stature.