Past Recipients

VETERANS OF ALL WARS
2017 1st Lt. Henry W. Bloch
United States Army Air Corps
World War II
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2016 Col. Joseph F. Egan
United States Marine Corps
Vietnam War & Operation Desert Storm
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2015 Lt. Jr. Grade Edward T. Matheny, Jr.
United States Navy Reserve
World War II
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2015 Capt. Stephanie Ramos
United States Army Reserve
Iraq War
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2014 Col. Michael M. Neer
United States Army
Vietnam War
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2013 Sergeant Logan R. Black
United States Army
Iraq War
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2012 2012 Col. Jerry D. Reece
United States Marine Corps
Vietnam War
2011 Capt. Mollie E. Keith
United States Army
Iraq War
2010 Col. Robert R. Ulin
United States Army
Vietnam War
2009 Marcus Luttrel
United States Navy SEAL
Afghanistan War
2008 Sergeant James M. Amos
United States Marine Corps
Iraq War
2007 Brig. Gen. Stephen R. Berkheiser
United States Marine Corps
Vietnam War
2006 Master Sgt. Juanita M. Milligan
United States Army
Iraq War
2005 Sgt. Charles Kelly Bartles
United States Army
Iraq War
2004 Lt. Gen. Robert Henry Forman United States Army
Korean War & Viet Nam
2003 Capt. Bonnie Blycker
United States Army – Nurse
World War II
2002 Col. Thomas W. Holden
United States Marine Corps
Vietnam War
2001 Lt. Col. Charles C. Hagemeister
United States Army
Vietnam War Medal of Honor
2000 Brig. Gen. Charles D. Roberts, Jr.
United States Marine Corps
Korean War
1999 Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Donald E. Ballard
United States Navy
Vietnam War Medal of Honor
1998 Col. Roger H.C. Donlon
United States Army – Special Forces
Vietnam War Medal of Honor
1997 Capt. William F. Mauer
United States Navy JAG
Korean War
1996 Col. G. Barney Rawlings
United States Army Air Corps
World War II
1995 Major Lyman Field
United States Marine Corps
World War II
1994 Tech Sgt. Clark E. Smith
United States Army
World War II – Normandy, D-Day
1993 Richard D. Stout
Vietnam War
Posthumously
1992 McKinley Wooden
United States Army – Battery D
World War I
1991 Lt. Col. Hugh L. Mills, Jr.
United States Army
VETERANS OF VIETNAM WAR
1990 Lt. Col. Edward A. Janas
United States Army
1989 Captain Arthur E. Fillmore
United States Army
1988 Lt. Herbert F. Nye
United States Army
1987 Sgt. Robert Paul Waechter
United States Marine Corps
1986 Lt. Col. William Shippey
United States Army
1985 Lt. Col. Barry B. Bridger
United States Air Force Medal of Honor
Prisoner of War
1985 Lt. Col. Harold A. Fritz
United States Army Medal of Honor
Prisoner of War
1984 Lt. Robert Kerrey
United States Navy SEAL
Medal of Honor
1983 Pfc. Calvin M. Glasgow
United States Marine Corps
1982 Sgt. Frederick L. Lindsey
United States Marine Corps
1981 1st Lt. James C. Listerman U
nited States Marine Corps
1980 Cpl Mark Honea
United States Army – 173rd Airborne
1979 Larry C. Mohler
United States Army
1978 1st Lt. Donald R. Penrod
United States Army
1977 SP4 Robert P. Lunsford
United States Army
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1975

1976

No individual presentations were made during these three years. Vietnam veterans were invited as guests and given special recognition
1973 Major Edward L. Hubbard
United States Air Force Prisoner of War
1973 Major Harold E. Johnson
United States Air Force Prisoner of War
1973 Michael J. Kennedy
United States Marine Corps
1973 Captain Ronald L. Mastin
United States Air Force
Prisoner of War