May 17 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden honored nine public service officers with Medals of Valor Wednesday morning at the White House.
"These are some of the most meaningful things I do as president," Biden said during the ceremony before awarding the medals. "Knowing you, looking into your eyes, meeting your families, seeing your courage gives me so much hope for the country. You represent the very best of us. You represent the best of who we are as Americans. May God bless you all."