11 November 2011
The service of a number of New Zealand Defence Force personnel in Afghanistan will be recognised by the United States Government at a medal presentation ceremony to be held on Tuesday at Defence House.
Visiting US Major General Peter Talleri will present around 20 US medals including the United States Bronze Star Medal, the US Meritorious Service Medal, and the United States Army Commendation Medal.
What: US Medal presentation
When: Tuesday 15 November from 2.45pm.
Where: Defence House, 2-12 Aitken Street, Wellington
Media wishing to attend must register with Ally Clelland on 021 569 130 before 11am Tuesday 15 November and must bring appropriate media accreditation with photo ID.