January 13, 2009 Amb. Kenneth Quinn
Media note from the State Department announcing that Ambassador Quinn received the Army Air Medal presented by Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte and Congressman Leonard Boswell. Congressman Boswell was also a recipient of the Air Medal and was instrumental in having it approved for Ambassador Quinn. The article mentions that it is extremely rare for a civilian to receive this high honor, to which Ambassador Quinn was grateful for Congressman Boswell for his efforts to make it happen.