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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 of Oceanside, CA for rescuing three friends in danger of drowning on July 31, 2011.
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 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 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 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 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 of Madison, SD, who sacrificed his own life while saving two others in Lake Madison.
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 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 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 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 of New Haven, WV for selflessly helping hundreds of homeless veterans find jobs and housing through his non-profit Raising Cane Farms.
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 Ross of Roseville, CA, who rescued a semiconscious woman from her sinking vehicle in the Folsom South Canal.
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 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 & 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 of Seattle, WA for subduing an armed assailant at the Seattle Pacific University Campus on June 5, 2014.
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 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 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 of Troutdale, OR for rescuing a seven-year-old boy from a house fire.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 was selected for his courageous act on September 23, 2017, when he subdued a gunman inside Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. Engleâ€™s actions prevented further loss of life … Read More
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 of Senoia, Georgia, was selected for his selfless service in support of veterans through his work with Shepherdâ€™s Men, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds to … Read More
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 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 (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 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 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