Aaron Feis, Single Act of Heroism

Aaron Feis is selected as a 2019 Single Act of Heroism Honoree for his courage on February 14, 2018, when he shielded his students during an incident at Marjory Stoneman … Read More

Adam Brunk, Single Act of Heroism

Adam Brunk and Jacob Ellis of Columbia, Missouri of Holts Summit, Missouri, were selected for their courageous act on August 21, 2016, when they rescued two people injured in a … Read More

Alton Brieske, Service Act

Alton Brieske of Port St. Lucie, FL for risking his life to rescue a fellow citizen from drowning in a submerged car on December 10, 2014.

Anne Marie Murphy, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Anne Marie Murphy of Newtown, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Murphy … Read More

Anthony Borges, Young Hero Award

Anthony Borges is selected as a 2019 Young Hero Honoree for his courage on February 14, 2018, when he shielded 20 of his classmates during an incident at Marjory Stoneman … Read More

Blaine Hodge, Single Act of Heroism

Blaine Hodge is selected as a 2019 Single Act of Heroism Honoree for his act of heroism on September 10, 2018, when he came to the aid of a woman … Read More

Brendan Wemhoff, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Brendon Wemhoff of Lincoln, NE for heroically risking his own life in an attempt to protect the people around him by foiling a robbery.

Chris Mintz, Single Act of Heroism

Chris Mintz of Roseburg, Ore., was selected for his courageous act on October 1, 2015 when he confronted a shooter on the campus of Umpqua Community College, preventing further loss … Read More

Connor Stotts, Single Act of Heroism

Connor Stotts of Oceanside, CA for rescuing three friends in danger of drowning on July 31, 2011.

David Bryan, Citizen Service Above Self Award

David Bryan of Kansas City, MO for going above and beyond by valiantly rescuing a motorist from a burning automobile on Eastbound I-70, one mile from the city of Higginsville, … Read More

Dawn Hochsprung, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Dawn Hochsprung of Woodbury, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Sensing danger … Read More

Don Schoendorfer, Above & Beyond Citizen Award

Don Schoendorfer of Orange County, CA, an engineer, for going above and beyond as an advocate for the disabled, as he created, manufactured and distributed over 250,000 wheelchairs to those … Read More

Dr. Jordy Cox, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Dr. Jordy Cox of Phoenix, AZ, who selflessly volunteered and offered his medical skills to perform surgeries that have saved many lives in Haiti, the Congo, and the Ivory Coast.

Dr. Pascal Spino, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Dr. Pascal Spino of Greensburg, PA for a lifetime's commitment to treating children, often not charging those who cannot afford healthcare, and saving tens of thousands of lives.

Dylan Nelson, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Dylan Nelson of Madison, SD, who sacrificed his own life while saving two others in Lake Madison.

Eileen Hadbavny, Service Act

Lt Col Eileen Hadbavny, USAF (Ret) of Charleston, S.C., was selected for her lifetime of selfless service in support of veterans through her volunteer work with the Red Cross, Veterans … Read More

Fisher House, Community Service Hero Award

Fisher House Foundation of Rockville, Maryland, was selected for its steadfast support of American service members and their families. Fisher House is best known for their extensive network of comfort … Read More

Healing Household 6, Community Service Hero Award

Healing Household 6 is selected as the 2019 Community Service Hero Honoree for their work that connects caregivers of US Veterans with the essential resources needed to strengthen the family … Read More

Jacob Ellis, Single Act of Heroism

Jacob Ellis of Columbia, Missouri and Adam Brunk of Holts Summit, Missouri, were selected for their courageous act on August 21, 2016, when they rescued two people injured in a … Read More

James McCormick, Citizen Service Above Self Award

James McCormick of New Haven, WV for selflessly helping hundreds of homeless veterans find jobs and housing through his non-profit Raising Cane Farms.

James Vernon, Single Act of Heroism

James Vernon of Morton, Ill., was selected for his courageous act on October 13, 2015 when he subdued a would-be attacker who threatened to kill 20 middle school students and … Read More

Jeffrey Michael, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Jeffrey Michael Ross of Roseville, CA, who rescued a semiconscious woman from her sinking vehicle in the Folsom South Canal.

Jencie Fagan, Above & Beyond Citizen Award

Jencie Fagan of Reno, NV, a school teacher, went above and beyond with her brave stand against a school shooter who had already wounded two students. She courageously put herself … Read More

Jeremy Hernandez, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Jeremy Hernandez of Minneapolis, MN, a part-time youth worker, for going above and beyond by saving the lives of 50 children as the school bus they were on was about … Read More

Jesse Shaffer III, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Jesse Shaffer III & Jesse Shaffer IV of Braithwaite, IL for rescuing 120 people from rising flood waters. The Schaffers continued rescue efforts despite losing their own home to flood … Read More

Jon Meis, Service Act

Jon Meis of Seattle, WA for subduing an armed assailant at the Seattle Pacific University Campus on June 5, 2014.

Katelyn Ibarra, Young Hero Award

Katelyn Ibarra of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, was selected for her heroism in assisting several citizens injured in a traffic accident. Before emergency medical professionals arrived, Ibarra provided critical first-aid assistance … Read More

Kimberly Scofi, Service Act

Kimberly Scofi was selected for her selfless service in support of veterans through her work with United Military Care and other veterans-based service organizations.

Lauren Rousseau, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Lauren Rousseau of Danbury, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Rousseau attempted … Read More

Marcos Ugarte, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Marcos Ugarte of Troutdale, OR for rescuing a seven-year-old boy from a house fire.

Marie Conley, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Marie Conley of Boston,MA for sacrificing her life to save a young boy by shielding him with her own body from a car that was barreling towards him.

Mary Sherlach, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Mary Sherlach of Trumbull, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Sensing danger … Read More

Matthew Cobos, Single Act of Heroism

Matthew Cobos was selected for his courageous act on October 1, 2017, when he shielded and provided life-saving medical treatment to concertgoers injured in a mass shooting during the Route … Read More

Matthew Miller, Above & Beyond Citizen Award

Matthew Miller of St. Paul, MN, a student and construction worker, went above and beyond for others as he saved the lives of ten people and helped scores of injured … Read More

Michael Landsberry, Single Act of Heroism

Michael Landsberry of Reno, NV for sacrificing his life while attempting to disarm a 12-year-old boy who opened fire at Sparks Middle School on October 21, 2013.

Michael Reagan, Service Act

Michael Reagan of Edmonds, WA for founding the "Fallen Heroes Project", a non-profit organization that serves the needs of American's Gold Star families by providing hand-drawn portraits of their combat … Read More

Molly Hudgens, Single Act of Heroism

Molly Hudgens of Ashland City, Tennessee, was selected for her courageous act on September 29, 2016, when she prevented a 14-year old middle school student from shooting teachers and administrators … Read More

Monsignor Joe Carroll, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Monsignor Joe Carroll of San Diego, CA for opening and running the Joan Kroc Center, a transitional housing program offering healthcare, job training, counseling, food and supplies for 30 years.

Montell Mixon, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Montell Mixon of Saint Paul, MN for valiantly rescuing a women from her burning home after she had been locked in the bathroom by her boyfriend who had set the … Read More

Myles Eckert, Young Hero Award

Myles Eckert of Toledo, Ohio, was selected for his volunteer philanthropic work on behalf of Gold Star children. While visiting a Cracker Barrel restaurant with his family, Eckert found $20 … Read More

Peter Wang, Young Hero Award

Peter Wang is selected as a 2019 Young Hero Honoree for his courage on February 14, 2018, when he succumbed from injuries sustained while trying to help his classmates scape … Read More

Rachel D'Avino, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Rachel D'Avino of Newton, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Without regard … Read More

Rick Rescorla, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Rick Rescorla of NJ, who sacrificed his life on September 11,2001 by courageously rescuing his fellow citizens, by ordering the evacuation of all 2,700 Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. … Read More

Robert Engle, Single Act of Heroism

Robert Engle was selected for his courageous act on September 23, 2017, when he subdued a gunman inside Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. Engle’s actions prevented further loss of life … Read More

Timothy Brooks, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Timothy Brooks of Philadelphia,PA for valiantly rescuing a woman and her three children who were stranded in the Delaware River after their tour boat collided with a barge and sank.

Travis Ellis, Service Act

Travis Ellis of Senoia, Georgia, was selected for his selfless service in support of veterans through his work with Shepherd’s Men, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds to … Read More

Travis Mills, Service Act

Travis Mills is selected as the 2019 Service Act Honoree for his lifetime of selfless service to the members of the combat wounded community. Through his founding of The Travis … Read More

Troy Yocum, Service Act

Troy Yocum of Louisville, KY for embarking on a "Hike for Heroes", walking 7,880 miles across America and helping to raise $1.3 million to support military families. In 2011, he … Read More

United Through Reading, Community Service Hero Award

United Through Reading (UTR) was selected for its innovative and grassroots response to a critical need in the armed forces community, their exceptional international impact on military families, and demonstrating … Read More

Veterans Heritage Project, Community Service Hero Award

Veterans Heritage Project of Phoenix was selected for the Community Service Hero Award for its innovative after-school course for middle and high school students that provides an enriching educational experience … Read More

Victoria Soto, Citizen Service Above Self Award

Victoria Soto of Stratford, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Sensing the … Read More

Virgil Smith, Young Hero Award

Virgil Smith was selected for the Young Hero Award for his heroism in assisting several neighbors stranded during Hurricane Harvey. Before emergency professionals arrived, Smith used an air mattress to … Read More