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DST scientist receives highest honour from US Secretary of Defense

27 November 2017

DST's Marcus McDonald has been awarded the highest award of the United States Office of the Secretary of Defense to a non-US civilian officer: the Medal for Exceptional Public Service.

Marcus was presented with the award from AVM Leigh Gordon in a small ceremony at DST Melbourne last week.

The award recognises his outstanding contribution to the F-35 program during his three-year stint with the JSF Program Office in the US.