Video: 2023 TAPS Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Award Recipient

Author: TAPS Media

Each year at the TAPS Honor Guard Gala, TAPS presents the Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Award to a survivor who has taken their experience and demonstrated outstanding leadership on behalf of other survivors.

This year's recipient, Representative Dean Phillips (MN-3), was honored for his legislative efforts on behalf of survivors on Capitol Hill. Phillips, who lost his father, U.S. Army Captain Artie Pfefer, in Vietnam when he was only 6 months old.

"His empathy and commitment to the military survivor community ensure the families of America's fallen heroes are never forgotten." - Bonnie Carroll, TAPS President and Founder

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