Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to Host Inaugural Tribute to Living Recipients of Congressional Medal of Honor

New York —

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced today that it will host the inaugural program in the 2011 tribute to living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for valor in military service.  First awarded by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, today there are 86 living recipients.

The Tribute will be held on Monday, January 31, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. ET at the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Headquarters, located at 2000 Westchester Ave., Purchase, NY in the Terrace Level Auditorium.

Speakers include: 

  • W. Thomas Matthews and Bruce N. Whitman, Co-Chairmen, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
  • Nicholas B. Kehoe, Lt. Gen., U.S. Air Force (Ret.), President, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
  • Jack H. Jacobs, Col., U.S. Army (Ret.), Medal of Honor Recipient, October 9, 1969
  • Sammy Davis, Sgt., U.S. Army (Ret.), Medal of Honor Recipient, November 19, 1968

Press invited with advance registration.

Contact: Tricia Nestfield, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Corporate Communications, tricia.nestfield@mssb.com or (914) 225-6369.

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