Merit Award Recipients

Gold Merit Awards

Gold awards shall be limited to actions in which members risk their lives to save a life or lives.

  • Lloyd P. Brown - 1975
  • Michael W. Roberts - 1996
  • Jeffery E. Clark - 1996
  • Jeromy A. Rainey - 2002
  • Stephen T. Bittles - 2004
  • Nicholas D. Amor - 2008
  • Lonnie Wilson - 2010
  • Matt Wilkerson - 2010
  • Charles A Williams JR - 2011

Silver Merit Awards

Silver awards shall be limited to action in which members risk personal injury to protect a citizen(s) from personal injury or death.
  • Ray Hall - 1975
  • Larry Danaher - 1984
  • Dan Keen - 1990
  • Stephen P. Pierce - 2004
  • Jeffrey T. Webb - 2011
  • Heath A. Provo - 2012
  • Shana M. Wainscott - 2012
  • Khoury Elias - 2014
  • Jeffrey C. Tislow - 2014
  • Matthew A. Meeks - 2014
  • James E. Jarrett - 2014

Bronze Merit Awards

Bronze awards shall be given for all other meritorious actions brought to the attention of the Commission as described below and deemed worthy by the Commission after due deliberation.
  • Ray Hall - 1975
  • Bryan Rhodes - 1975
  • Jim Reeves - 1975
  • Bill Stonebraker - 1975
  • Ralph Stinebaugh - 1975
  • Tom Taylor - 1975
  • Sanford Pearson - 1975
  • Patrick Hughes - 1975
  • Ron Perigo - 1975
  • Leslie Kimbrell - 1975
  • Patrick Hughes - 1975
  • Ron Miks - 1981
  • Tom Leach - 1981
  • Pete Wislocki - 1983
  • Brian Baker - 1984
  • Tony Roswarski - 1984
  • John Dennis - 1988
  • Richard W. Dexter - 1992
  • Royel W. Ping - 1992
  • Jim Reeves - 1998
  • Cecil Johnson, Jr. - 1999
  • G. Neil Dale - 1999
  • Ronald L. Dombkowski - 2003
  • Jason E. Walters - 2009 (PDF)
  • Randy L. Sherer - 2010
  • Shana M. Meacham - 2011
  • Scott McCoy - 2017
  • John Yestrebsky - 2017
  • Nathan Stoneking - 2017