U.S. citizens (including posthumously), who received the second highest civilian award starting in 2001 are listed by year with their citations or comments by the President of the United States of America. (During Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush's tenure few to no recipients were selected with most honored in the President's last year.) This notable honor is in recognition of... "performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation."
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2001
Listing of the Presidential Citizens Medal has been discontinued. Future ones might be listed in the Photos section.
Presidential Medal of Freedom