Stephenville Congressman Roger Williams, who coached the practicing Republican squad and was injured during the ballpark shooting on June 14, has received the Medal of Merit award from U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa on behalf of the Republican Congressional Baseball team. Zack Barth, a legislative assistant to Williams– who was shot in the leg that day– was also awarded with the Medal of Merit for his courage and bravery. USCP Special Agents and Alexandria police officers were awarded the Medal of Honor for carrying out their duties on June 14 with bravery and courage, at the risk of their own lives in order to selflessly protect others.

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