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Ted Leonsis to receive the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award

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The Capitals, Mystics, and Wizards owner will receive the Navy and Marine Corps' highest honor to civilians.

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Ted Leonsis will receive the U.S. Navy's Distinguished Public Service award on Tuesday between the first and second quarters of the Wizards' game against the Pelicans.

The award is the highest honor a civilian not employed by the Navy, Marine Corps, or the Department of the Navy at large. Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy will attend the game to present the award.

Congratulations to Leonsis for the honor.