Shane Morris - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Finalist 2012

Title

Shane Morris - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Finalist 2012

Description

Diplomatic Courier Shane Morris played a crucial behind-the-scenes role for the State Department during the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, ensuring that U.S. embassies were able to dispatch and receive critical classified documents and equipment to fully carry out their diplomatic missions. She overcame numerous obstacles during the Arab Spring uprisings to ensure that U.S. diplomats in the Middle East could securely dispatch and receive classified documents and equipment, and for the first time, secured permission for U.S. couriers to access the tarmac in the United Arab Emirates.

Creator

Washington Post

Date

2012

Source

https://www.washingtonpost.com/rf/image_1484w/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2012/05/20/National-Politics/Images/shanemorrisresized.jpg?t=20170517

Rights

Source: Washington Post: Breaking News (May 22, 2012). "Ensuring delivery and retrieval of sensitive U.S. diplomatic materials." Retrieved May 18, 2015

Publisher

Washington Post

Contributor

Washington Post

Format

Medium: Photograph

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

Shane Morris, State Department, Diplomacy, Arab Spring, Middle East, Women, Awards

Coverage

International

Files

https://www.washingtonpost.com/rf/image_1484w/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2012/05/20/National-Politics/Images/shanemorrisresized.jpg

Reference

Washington Post, Shane Morris - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Finalist 2012, Washington Post, 2012

Cite As

Washington Post, “Shane Morris - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Finalist 2012,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 20, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/286.