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Paying Tribute to Global Peacekeepers

World leaders are expected to honor the efforts of humanitarian security forces during a government-backed “Thank a UN Peacekeeper” reception Wednesday.  

Per the invitation, Reps. David Cicilline, D-R.I., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., have signed on as co-hosts of the semi-regular event .  

(Courtesy United Nations Association of the USA)

(Courtesy United Nations Association of the USA)

The festivities are scheduled to take place in the south meeting room of the Capitol Visitor Center from 6 to 8 p.m.  

"The Big Bang Theory" vet Aarti Mann is lending some star power to the get-together, which this year is focusing on India’s longstanding contribution to worldwide relief efforts.  

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Officials from various non-profits and business associations will also be on hand to deal with all the shoptalk.  

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