Pamela Jackson, community plans liaison officer, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, will receive the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor, Friday. Jackson, a native of Albany, Ga., was selected for the award because of her work with childhood obesity. Jackson is the founder and CEO of The Youth Becoming Healthy Project, a nonprofit organization committed to reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity through nutrition, fitness education and physical-activity programs.
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