Five officers will receive the U.S. Capitol Police Medal of Honor today for their response to the June shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left five people injured, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and other congressional leaders will host a Medal of Honor ceremony for the officers, starting at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch the ceremony in the player above.
The officers to receive the department’s highest honor are David Bailey and Crystal Griner of the Capitol Police, and Alexandria police officers Nicole Battaglia, Alexander Jensen and Kevin Jobe.
A gunman, who later was revealed to have grievances with the GOP, opened fire at the Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, in June. Five people, including Scalise, were injured in the attack.
The Louisiana congressman returned to Congress in September after months in recovery after bullets struck him in the hip, hitting blood vessels and organs that would require multiple surgeries.