National Guard’s 381st Birthday Celebration & Awards Presentation 12.13.17. Boston, MA:Governor Baker, in his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Massachusetts National Guard, will also administer the oath of office to ten newly commissioned officers, present the Soldiers Medal, Massachusetts Medal of Valor, and the Massachusetts Commendation Medal with Heroism Device. He will also participate in the Governor’s 20 Award and Shoulder Tab presentation for marksmanship.