BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has been awarded the U.S. Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award.
The award is given to civilians for their exemplary service to the Army, soldiers, veterans and their families.
Harbaugh will be presented the award at a ceremony by the Army chief of staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Whipple Field at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.
The citation that will be presented to Harbaugh will read: “Your visit to Iraq and your initiatives to show thanks to service members for their service through appreciation days, opportunities to attend Baltimore Ravens practices and games and to meet team members have improved morale and created a sense of pride and appreciation among our servicemen and women.”
Harbaugh is also being recognized for sending care packages to soldiers serving overseas and visiting military installations. He is among five people who will be presented with this award.