Sessions awarded by military group
The organization presented him with its 2009 Outstanding Legislator Award for his support of the Army.
Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, was also recognized. He's the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Sessions is a senior member of that committee and accepted the award in Washington from retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan. He's the former Chief of Staff of the Army and current president of the association.
This was the 11th year the award has been presented. Past recipients include former Senators John Warner, R-Virginia, and Joe Lieberman, I-Connecticut.