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Roger Penske to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Earlier today, President Donald Trump announced that Roger Penske will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


“It is truly an honor to be recognized by President Trump and awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. I am humbled by the President’s acknowledgement of our achievements in business, in motorsports and in our community. Thank you to President Trump for this special recognition. On behalf of my wife Kathy (Penske), our family and our nearly 65,000 team members worldwide, it will be my privilege to accept this prestigious award,” said Roger Penske, Chairman of Penske Corp. via a statement.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award of the United States. It recognizes those people who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”

Move Ahead Staff