Bubp receives Medal of Civic Honor

August 6th, 2010    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: Community

State Rep. and Marine Colonel Danny Bubp (R-West Union) this week was awarded the 2010 National Medal of Civic Honor.

The award recognizes legislators and legislative staff who not only served in their state legislatures but also served their country in Iraq or Afghanistan.

“It is a great honor and a very humbling experience to receive this medal,” Bubp said. “It was a privilege to serve in Anbar Province, Iraq and to assist the Iraqi governor by working closely with the U.S. Marine Corps and serving the people of Iraq.”

Representative Bubp and U.S Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
The Medal of Civic Honor was awarded to 5 legislators from across the country during the opening session of the National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Summit in Louisville, Kentucky.

A colonel in the United States Marine Corps, Bubp was mobilized in November 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served in Ramadi, Iraq as the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Liaison Officer to the governor of Anbar Province.

Bubp returned to Ohio and resumed his legislative responsibilities in December 2008.
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