Tom Coughlin, John Harbaugh To Receive Esteemed Outstanding Civilian Service Award From The Army
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh will receive the Outstanding Civilian Service Award later this month, according to The Star-Ledger. The award is the third highest public service honor a civilian can receive from the Army.
Coughlin is being honored for his work with the NFL – USO Coaches Tour as well as his ongoing relationship with military veterans. When the Giants won the Super Bowl in 2008, Coughlin brought his team to Walter Reed Medical Center to visit wounded warriors before visiting with George Bush at the White House.
Harbaugh is being recognized for helping to institute Military Appreciation Day at M&T Bank Stadium. He also has helped recruit coaches and players to visit military bases with him, while also putting together supplies and funds care packages for active servicemen overseas.