Skypeck receives DAR Medal of Honor
The Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awarded its Medal of Honor to George L. Skypeck, an artist and veterans advocate who was a Captain in the U.S. Army Special Operations Forces during the Vietnam War.
Skypeck, of Accokeek, has been a distinguished member of the art and veteran’s community for more than 50 years. His works commemorate the service of American warriors and veterans.
“Assured Victory”, his tribute to the fight against global terrorism that was displayed and updated at Arlington National Cemetery for more than a decade, is currently on view at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.
The DAR, a women’s service organization founded in 1890, is dedicated to preserving American history and securing the American future through education and patriotism.
The DAR Medal of Honor is a prestigious award given to an Individual citizen who has demonstrated throughout a lifetime the values of patriotism, leadership, service, and trustworthiness.