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Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation

Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation

Our veterans and their families have sacrificed so much in the defense of our freedoms and our way of life. After their military careers, many of our veterans have continued their invaluable service by helping others in their communities. 

The Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, which Congressman Gianforte started in 2017, recognizes outstanding Montana veterans who have honorably served both our nation and our communities.

Congressman Gianforte seeks nominations for the 2018 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation. 

To be considered for this award, the nominee must reside in Montana.

The deadline to nominate a veteran is September 3, 2018.

Recipients will be announced in September.

You may find the nomination form by CLICKING HERE.

For more information regarding the Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, contact Mike Waters, Congressman Gianforte’s Director of Veterans and Military Affairs, at (406) 969-1736 or Mike.Waters@mail.house.gov.

 

2017 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation Recipients:

Richard “Dick” Allgood of Big Sky – U.S. Air Force; Vietnam War

Gene Bell of Belgrade – U.S. Marine Corps; World War II

William “Bruce” Charles of De Borgia – U.S. Air Force; Vietnam War

Richard Gale of Bozeman – U.S. Marine Corps; Vietnam War

Gary Germundson of Scobey – U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve; Vietnam War

Theron “David” Gertz of Butte – U.S. Navy; 1986-1990

Michael Lawson of Butte – U.S. Marine Corps; Vietnam War

Phillip Lyons of Butte – U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve; World War II and Korean War

Daniel Ritter of Bozeman – U.S. Marine Corps; Operation Restore Hope

Frank Stoltz of Miles City – U.S. Army Air Corps; World War II

Kevin Strickler of Belgrade – U.S. Marine Corps; 1983-1986

Kyle Sukhbir of Livingston – U.S. Army; Operation Enduring Freedom

Loice “L.A.” Trotter of Libby – U.S. Army Air Corps; World War II

Stanley Watson of Forsyth – U.S. Marine Corps; Vietnam War