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INDIANAPOLIS — State Senator Mike Delph (R-Carmel), a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve, was recognized Wednesday for his recent military service in Puerto Rico.

Sen. Delph received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his outstanding service this past winter in Puerto Rico. The senator spent several months on active duty this past winter, aiding in relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. 

Sen. Delph has served in the U.S. Army since 2001. He currently serves as the Deputy Emergency Preparedness Liasion Officer for the State of Indiana.

The Joint Service Achievement Medal is awarded by the Secretary of Defense for “having performed exceptional achievement or commendable service while serving in a joint military command.”

(Photo courtesy of Molly Swigart, Indiana Senate Republicans.)