President Obama Presents 2012 Citizens Medals

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Japanese American Veterans Association Executive Director Terry Shima... News PhotoBarack Obama,Ceremony,Civilian,East Room,Executive Director,Honor,International Landmark,One Person,People,Politics,Presidential Citizens Medal,US President,USA,Vertical,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Japanese American Veterans Association Executive Director Terry Shima participates in the ceremony where U.S. President Barack Obama presented him with the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. 'Their selflessness and courage inspire us all to look for opportunities to better serve our communities and our country,' Obama said about this year's recepients. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)