CHP officers honored for bravery in Fresno County

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Biden Medal of Valor
Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder present the Medal of Valor to Officer Rafael Rivera of the California Highway Patrol, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The medal is the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. The medal is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect human life. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)