Kim Bohuny, NBA Senior Vice President of International Basketball Operations, was one of four individuals to receive the U.S. Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Award, which recognizes civilians for their extraordinary support and unwavering commitment to members of the Armed Forces. Bohuny was presented the award by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley during the "Salute from the Chief" ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Arlington, Virginia on June 7.
"[Kim] has been in as a game-changer from day one and in the way in which professional sports teams support our military," Milley said.
Bohuny helped build the NBA’s strong relationships with both active duty and retired military service members and their families through programs such as Hoops for Troops and Commitment to Service. She has also helped establish partnerships with the United Service Organizations (USO) and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).
During the presentation, Milley added that the NBA and the Department of Defense have participated in a variety of events designed to impact military and local communities positively. As a result, the joint initiative between the NBA and the DOD has helped strengthen the relationship between civilians and the U.S. Army.