President of Liberia Awards Sea Shepherd Highest Military Honor

Posted By Stop Illegal Fishing:12th Feb, 2019: Maritime security

On the 11th of February, Sea Shepherd was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) by Liberian President Dr. George Manneh Weah at the 62nd anniversary celebration of Armed Forces Day in Monrovia. The DSO is the highest military award given by the Ministry of National Defense and the Armed Forces of Liberia, recognizing exceptional service to the Republic of Liberia.

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