CAUSE Veterans Support Organization Inaugurates Distinguished Service Medal in the Names of Dr. J.P. (Jack) London and Dr. Jennifer B. London at Veterans Day Gala
Honors General Peter Chiarelli USA (Ret) for Leading Efforts in Treating Post-Traumatic Stress, Reflects CACI’s Enduring Commitment to Provide Meaningful Careers and Support for Veterans
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Dr. J.P. (Jack) London had presented the inaugural Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Jack London Medal for Distinguished Service at the Veterans Day Gala for CAUSE (Comfort for America's Uniformed Services), the wounded warriors support organization. The award had been created by the CAUSE Board of Directors early in 2016. The medal was presented to General Peter Chiarelli USA (Ret) for leading independent efforts to diagnose and treat post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury, as well as to advance suicide prevention efforts. General Chiarelli served as Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, 2008-2012.
Held November 10, 2016 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va., the CAUSE gala was attended by guests that included former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe General Wesley Clark, USA (Ret). Featured speakers included former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General Jack Keane, USA (Ret) and the Honorable Joe Reeder, former Under Secretary of the Army. Lieutenant General John Caldwell, USA (Ret), President of the CAUSE Board of Directors, presided over the award presentation and evening events.
The Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Jack London Medal for Distinguished Service recognizes exemplary, distinguished service and continued support of wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and those supporting their recovery. It is presented by the CAUSE Board of Directors to an individual, organization, or group that has made significant contributions to improving the quality of life and long-term outcomes for those who serve. The medal was named in honor of Dr. Jennifer Burkhart London and Dr. London to recognize their personal and professional commitment to serving their community, the nation, and those in uniformed service. A U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. London has served on CAUSE’s Board of Directors since the organization’s founding in 2003, and the proceeds from his book, Character: The Ultimate Success Factor, are donated to CAUSE.
According to Dr. London, “The CAUSE Board of Directors was honored to recognize General Chiarelli with its first Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Jack London Medal for Distinguished Service. General Chiarelli’s personal mission to make the ‘invisible disease visible’ has enhanced the lives of military men and women and their families who have sacrificed to protect our freedoms. We are exceedingly thankful for his vision, dedication, and tenacity in addressing the invisible wounds of war, and the long-term impact of his work on the recovery of millions of people inflicted with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.”
CACI President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Asbury said, “Dr. London’s championship of veterans has benefited countless transitioning military members and veteran support organizations. Through his efforts, CACI’s support continues CAUSE’s outstanding work assisting veterans and their families. We welcome veterans at CACI, where we place great value on the dedication, ethics, and skillsets they bring to our federal government customers, and we have a strong program in place to recruit, hire, and support veterans throughout the company.”
CACI has served the U.S. military since the company’s founding in 1962, and currently supports a wide range of defense and intelligence customers. The company’s culture of integrity and ethics aligns with the military’s commitment to mission-first service, and CACI’s military hiring and career development program provides experienced mentors and a supportive infrastructure that ensures veterans a smooth transition to meaningful civilian careers. Veterans can find out more by visiting the company’s Veteran Hiring webpage.
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