LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve to Receive Department of Defense Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award

Posted on November 4, 2013


Thank you to everyone involved for all of your hard work and support over the past several years. You have truly earned this very prestigious award. Pass it on to your friends and tell them what you have accomplished. Let’s get Dunham Hall built for our families!!!

In an announcement released on October 21st, 2013 by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, a committee from all branches of the military selected LEEK from a field of many individuals and organizations all doing important work for military service members and veterans. LEEK, located in Northern Pennsylvania, is a non-profit, charitable organization that for the last five years has contributed significantly to enhancing the quality of life of service members; by providing an environment for wounded and injured service members and veterans to re-engage in outdoor recreational activities, re-establish their confidence, fellowship and engage in dialogue with other injured members, receive counseling, and have time for spiritual reflection.

Rear Admiral Joseph P. Mulloy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget nominated LEEK for the award.

The LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve will be honored and presented the calendar year 2012 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon on a date yet to be determined.

The Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award program was established in 1996 by the military departments in honor of Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher. The award recognizes and honors a private sector individual or organization that has demonstrated exceptional patriotism and humanitarian concerns for members of the armed forces and their families.