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EXBS Advisor Dale Ott receives Medal of Honor from the Minister of Interior (July 2nd, 2012)

EXBS Advisor Dale Ott expressing his gratitude for the Medal of Honor

EXBS Advisor Dale Ott expressing his gratitude for the Medal of Honor

On Monday, July 2 Export Control and Border Related Security (EXBS) Advisor, Dale Ott, received the Medal of Honor for his contributions while serving at U.S. Embassy Tirana.  The award was bestowed by the Deputy Minister of Interior, Avenir Peka, in the name of the Minister of Interior.  Attendees included Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Lyra Carr, and Deputy Minister of Interior, Avenir Peka, and Director General of State Police, Hysni Burgaj, and other higher officials from State Police and international organizations.  In his speech, Director General Burgaj expressed his utmost gratitude for the continuous support of the U.S. government and its law enforcement agencies, as well as the outstanding contribution of the EXBS office to the Border & Migration Police.