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Medal of Valor Awardees

The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is awarded by the President to public safety officers cited by the Attorney General and recommended by the Medal of Valor Review Board. The board, which comprises representatives of the public safety community and the general public, reviews the nominations and recommends individuals for recognition.

2008 - 2009 | 2007 - 2008 | 2006 - 2007 | 2005 - 2006 | 2004 - 2005 | 2003 - 2004 | 2002 - 2003 | 2001 - 2002

2007 - 2008 and 2008 - 2009 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Deputy Carl A. Beier
  2. Chief Randy D. Poindexter and Lieutenant Brian S. Sturgill
  3. Lieutenant Paul R. Pender, Jr., Acting Lieutenant Gerald J. Murphy, and Firefighter Frederick C. Johnston
  4. Detective Jared T. Reston
  5. Officer Pedro Garcia, III
  6. Captain Edwin Lynn O'Berry
  7. Officer Vidal Alberto Colon
  8. Fire Lieutenant William Ervin Appel, Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Charles Neff, Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Scott Chellis, and Firefighter/EMT Timothy Allen Wisely

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2006 - 2007 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Commander Miguel Galvez
  2. Officer David Goitia
  3. Detective Raymond Robertson
  4. Special Agent William Sentner
  5. Lieutenant Carlos Thompson

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2005 - 2006 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Officer Kevin M. Howland, Sacramento, CA
  2. Firefighter David M. Loving, Richmond, VA
  3. Officer Todd M. Myers, West Hartford, CT
  4. Firefighter Brian D. Rothell, Chesterfield, VA
  5. Sergeant Kirk Van Orsdel, California Highway Patrol

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2004 - 2005 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Officer Timothy Greene, Rock Hill, SC
  2. Firefighter Edward F. Henry, Charleston, SC
  3. Officer Bryan S. Hurst, Columbus, OH
  4. Officer Peter Alfred Koe, Indianapolis, IN
  5. Battalion Chief Gene F. Large, Jr., Fort Walton Beach, FL

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2003 - 2004 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Officer Rodney Lee Chambers, Washington, DC
  2. Deputy Jennifer Fulford-Salvano, Ocoee, FL
  3. Agent Andrew J. Phillips, Marietta, GA
  4. Officer Thomas D. Richards, Lexington, KY
  5. Kansas City Missouri Fire Department, Kansas City, MO
    • Fire Capt. Phillip Atwood
    • Fire Capt. Patrick Martin
    • Firefighter David Bradley
    • Firefighter Marvin Donaldson
    • Firefighter Stephen Johnson
    • Fire Apparatus Operator Sean McKarnin

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2002 - 2003 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. James Ahern, Boston, MA
  2. John Ahern, Boston, MA
  3. Kevin Fitzhenry, Bayonne, NJ
  4. Michael Muniz, San Antonio, TX
  5. Barry J. Ralston, Amarillo, TX
  6. Marcus Young, Ukiah, CA

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2001 - 2002 Medal of Valor Awardees

  1. Robert Giorgio
  2. Keith Borders
  3. Eric Svihovec
  4. Sean VanAtter
  5. Ron Kennett, Rick Klein, Robert Borer, Mike Wright, Guy Jones, and Jeremy Hosek

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