SAMPLE DESA CITATION - ROBERT M. GATES
Robert M. Gates
Earned the Rank of
As a member of the Boy Scouts of America 34 years ago, on August 16, 1958; and
Whereas, as an Eagle Scout he has continued to serve God, his country, and other people by following the principles of the Scout Oath and Scout Law; and
Whereas, he has achieved distinction as a government official; and
Whereas,he has given distinguished service to his community and nation as Director of Central Intelligence including the Central Intelligence Agency; past assistant to the president and deputy for National Security Affairs, National Security Council; and having received the following awards and recognitions: Presidential Citizens Medal, National Intelligence Medal, Intelligence Medal of Merit, Arthur S. Flemming Award, and 1992 Kansas Society of Washington, D.C., Kansan of the Year; and
Resolved, in recognition of these and other achievements and the desire of the Boy Scouts of America, upon nomination of the Quivira Council acting on behalf of the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the honor and rank of
DISTINGUISHED EAGLE SCOUT
is awarded to and conferred upon him.
In testimony whereof, the Boy Scouts of America and the National Eagle Scout Association have caused this commemorative document to be signed by its officers and its corporate seal hereunto affixed.