Secretary Jeh Johnson and Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas award the Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award to members of the U.S. Coast Guard and other members of the department. Department of Homeland Security photo.

Bravo Zulu: 2014 DHS Secretary’s Award recipients

Each year, the Secretary of Homeland Security recognizes the hard work, sacrifices and professional excellence of members across the department, including members of the U.S. Coast Guard. On Oct. 23, Secretary Jeh Johnson honored 312 employees from across the department for performing above and beyond their normal call of duty and for their extraordinary efforts to protect our homeland. Of those recognized, 25 of the recipients were men and women from the U.S. Coast Guard.