It is with tremendous honor and pride that I announce that Congressman John P. Murtha is the recipient of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown's first-ever Distinguished Alumni Award.
Through his exemplary and outstanding record of transformational service to our community and country, Congressman Murtha is clearly a most distinguished alumnus, and we are honored and proud to bestow this honor upon him. Mr. Murtha is a strong voice for what is great and good about America, and has worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of our region. His life’s work has reflected the values and principles of service to community, care for country, and courage in facing challenges. His great work benefits not only our local community, but also our entire nation. The Congressman exemplifies all of the traits that this award recognizes and is a truly deserving citizen and alumnus
I am most thankful to the members of the Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association for their fine work in creating this important award and for their ongoing support of the University and our alumni, students and friends
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