The complete surprised Slagter received the medal from the hands of general Peter van Uhm, who is himself the medal in 2012 received. During a speech praised lieutenant-general Peter Striek how Mission MAX for more than ten years the contact between soldiers and the home front. He was also full of praise about the attention that the broadcaster pays to veterans in, for example, My mission and programs about the Second world War.
The Prince Maurits medal since 1935, was occasionally given to persons or organisations who have been meritorious for the armed forces. It is an initiative of the Royal Netherlands Association Our Army (KNVOL).