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DMOR and HMOR Recipients

2007 - 2014

Distinguished Members of the Regiment (DMOR) are current and former members (veterans) of the 506th Regiment or 4BCT who have been recognized for their service to the Regiment or 4BCT and/or continued distinguished service to the US Army, their communities, and the Nation.

Honorary Members of the Regiment (HMOR) are individuals who have made a contribution or provided a service to the 506th Regiment or 4BCT, but who have never served with the 506th Regiment or 4BCT.

Complete information can be found in the publication US Army Regimental System (AR 600-82); Section 5-3 refers to the honorary positions; item (4) is DMOR; item (5) is HMOR.


DMOR Recipients

Congessional Medal of Honor

Final Rank or at time of DMOR


Conflict or Era

When Inducted

  CPT(Ret) Robert L Acklen, Jr.* Vietnam 16-May-07
  SPC Jose Alvarez Iraq 16-May-07
  CSM Mark L. Atchley Iraq 16-May-07
  1LT Anthony N. Borrelli World War II 16-May-07
  CPT Joshua Brandon Iraq 16-May-07
  LTC Gregory K. Butts Iraq 16-May-07
  CSM Larry L. Chapman Fort Campbell 16-May-07
  CSM Michael P. Catterton Iraq 16-May-07
  COL David L. Clark South Korea and Iraq 16-May-07
  LTC Ronald P. Clark Iraq 16-May-07
  1LT Lynn D. "Buck" Compton World War II 16-May-07
  CSM Timothy D. Coop Iraq 16-May-07
  LTC Scott A. Coy Iraq 16-May-07
  CSM Chris W. Fields Iraq 16-May-07
  SP4 George H. Fry Vietnam 16-May-07
  LTG(Ret) David E. Grange, Jr. Vietnam 16-May-07
  SSG William J. "Wild Bill" Guarnere World War II 16-May-07
armymoh.png SP4 Peter M. Guenette - CMH Vietnam 16-May-07
  LTC Christopher G. Hall Iraq 16-May-07
  2LT John E. Harrison Vietnam 16-May-07
armymoh.png COL(Ret) Frank A. Herda - CMH Vietnam 16-May-07
armymoh.png PFC Kenneth M. Kays - CMH Vietnam 16-May-07
  CSM Charles Lakin. Jr. Iraq 16-May-07
  PFC Gerald J. Loraine World War II 16-May-07
  LTC Artur M. Loureiro Iraq 16-May-07
armymoh.png LTC Andre C. Lucas - CMH Vietnam 16-May-07
  1LT James R. Magouyrk - DSC Vietnam 16-May-07
  SGT Arlen R. Mayfield Vietnam 16-May-07
  SP4 John P. Melgaard, Jr. Vietnam 16-May-07
  LTC Kevin W. Milton Iraq 16-May-07
  CSM Robert L. Moss Iraq and Afghanistan 16-May-07
  SGM(Ret) Robert H. Olinger World War II 16-May-07
  SGT Gary D. Pagan Vietnam 16-May-07
  SPC Gregory Pushkin Iraq 16-May-07
armymoh.png LTC Gordon R. Roberts - CMH Vietnam 16-May-07
  CSM Hideshi J. Sasaki South Korea and Iraq 16-May-07
  LTG(Ret) Robert F. Sink World War II 16-May-07
  MAJ Kenneth Tanner Vietnam 16-May-07
  1SG(Ret) Herman L. Trent - DSC Vietnam 16-May-07
  COL Thomas D. Vail Iraq 16-May-07
  CPT(Ret) Terry Van Meter Vietnam 16-May-07
  CSM Michael R. Wagoner Iraq 16-May-07
  CSM Joel F. Webb Iraq 16-May-07
  PFC David K. Webster World War II 16-May-07
  SSG Jeremy Wilczek Iraq 16-May-07
  LTC Brian E. Winski Iraq 16-May-07
  MAJ(Ret) Richard D. Winters - DSC World War II 16-May-07
  SSG Stephen G. Avgerinos Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  COL(Ret) Linwood E. Burney Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SGM James C. Clinton Iraq 16-Aug-08
  PFC Kenneth J. David Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  COL(Ret) John P. Geraci Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SSG Gary A. Gilliam Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  GEN(Ret) John W. Hendrix Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SSG Ronald B. Kane Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SSG Octavio Laguna Fort Campbell 16-Aug-08
  SGT Frank D. Matsko Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  CSA GEN Mark O. Milley Korea 16-Aug-08
  SGT Eugene L. Overton, Jr. Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SP5 Gregory P. Phillips Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  COL(Ret) Ralph Puckett Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SP5 James D. Roesch Vietnam 16-Aug-08
armymoh.png SGT Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. - CMH Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  COL(Ret) Richard M Seitz Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SP4 Roy D. Skeggs Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  MAJ(Ret) Mark A. "Zippo" Smith Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  SGT John R. von Almen Vietnam 16-Aug-08
  LTC John C. Allred Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CSM John R. Baldwin Afghanistan 29-May-09
  MAJ John Bowman Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC Charles Bradley Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SGT Donald R. Burgett World War II 29-May-09
  LTC Anthony DeMartino Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC David Ell Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CPT Jodie K. Glore Vietnam 29-May-09
  SFC Walter Gott Iraq and Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC Dixon Gunther Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC John Hermeling Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CSM Otis Hooper Afghanistan 29-May-09
  COL John P. Johnson Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CSM Charles Judd Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CSM Thomas G. Kimball Iraq and Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CPT Dr. Andrew Lovy, D.O. Vietnam 29-May-09
  MAJ Daniel Morgan Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SSG Michael D. Mullins Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC Thomas W. O'Steen Iraq 29-May-09
  LTG(Ret) Elvy B. Roberts Fort Campbell 29-May-09
  SFC Forrest Robertson Iraq and Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SFC Randy A. Shorter Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SFC John Smith Iraq and Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SSG Dennis Unger Iraq and Afghanistan 29-May-09
  SPC Gregory A. Waters Afghanistan 29-May-09
  LTC Anthony K. Whitson Afghanistan 29-May-09
  CSM Victor Willburn Afghanistan 29-May-09
  COL(Ret) Joe R. Alexander Vietnam 12-Nov-09
  CSM(Ret) Joseph M. Bossi Fort Campbell 12-Nov-09
  SGM(Ret) John A. Keene Vietnam 12-Nov-09
  CPT(Ret) Benjamin F. Peters Jr. Vietnam 12-Nov-09
  SSG Donald E. Thies Vietnam 12-Nov-09
  CSM Kevin R. Benson Iraq 27-Jul-10
  CPT James B. Bickerton Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  SGT Michael C. Bookser Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  1LT Allen F. Boyd, Jr. Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  CSM(Ret) Wilbur C. Clouser World War II 27-Jul-10
  PFC Robert L. Garrett World War II 27-Jul-10
  LTC(Ret) William M. Hand Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  MAJ(Ret) Charles F. Hawkins Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  SGT Robert M. Jones Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  SGT Michael J. Krawczyk Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  CPT Michael J. Metzger Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  SP4 Hoyt B. Moore, III Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  SGT Gilbert C. Rossetter Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  LTC(Ret) Fredrick L. Spaulding Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  PFC Donald B. Straith World War II 27-Jul-10
  CSM(Ret) Grady Thomas Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  MAJ(Ret) William J. Williams Vietnam 27-Jul-10
  PVT William T. Wingett World War II 27-Jul-10
  1LT Fredreick A. Bahlau World War II 11-Nov-11
  SGT Edward T. Bassista Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  LTC Ivan P. Beckman Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  CSM Anthony R. Broadhead Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  SGT(Ret) John F. Colone Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  SGT Anthony F. Cox Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  SGM(Ret) Richard P. Doyle Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  MAJ(Ret) John T. Duckett, III Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  MAJ(Ret) Thomas F. Gaffney Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  CSM William L. Gardner Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  SGT Germano A. Gomes Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  CPT James D. Harris, MD Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  SGT Ronald L. Helwig Fort Campbell 11-Nov-11
  LTC Donn H. Hill Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  CSM Gary R. Holder Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  SGT Kenneth G. Johnson World War II 11-Nov-11
  LTC William B. Johnson Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  SP4 Thomas J. Lundgren Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  CSM Thiesman Marsh Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  PFC James H. Martin World War II 11-Nov-11
  1LT Alfred M. May Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  CSM Christopher J. Menton Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  SGT Roosevelt Mitchell Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  SGT Randall L. Parmley Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  LTC David J. Preston Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  LTC Andrew T. Rendon Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  COL(Ret) Edward D. Shames World War II 11-Nov-11
  SP4 Robert C. Smoker Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  SP4 Craig P. Van Hout Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  CPI Isabelino Vasquez - Rodriguez Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  1LT Lee E. Widjeskog Vietnam 11-Nov-11
  LTC David B. Womack Afghanistan 11-Nov-11
  LTC(Ret) Cermelito Arkangel, MD Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  1LT James H. Campbell, III Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  SGT(Ret) Donald E. Dodson Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  MAJ Mark D. Federovich Afghanistan 20-Jul-12
  CSM(Ret) Charles W. Fitzpatrick South Korea 20-Jul-12
  MG(Ret) Benjamin L. Harrison Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  SGT John O. Lally Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  SSG Nicholas W. Miller Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  SSG Gary A. Radford Vietnam 20-Jul-12
  MAJ Justin Reese Afghanistan 20-Jul-12
  SGM Hector L. Santos Afghanistan 20-Jul-12
  MAJ Bradd A. Schulz Afghanistan 20-Jul-12
  CSM Alonso J. Smith South Korea 20-Jul-12
  PFC Herbert J. Suerth, Jr World War II 20-Jul-12
  CSM Ryan L. Alfaro Iraq & Afghanistan 11-Apr-13
    Paul E. Burkey Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  MAJ(Ret) John A. Flaherty Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  Chaplain LTC(Ret) Leroy Fox Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  LTG(Ret) Randolph W. House Vietnam 11-Apr-13
    Charles R. Lieb Vietnam 11-Apr-13
    Lenny I. Long Vietnam 11-Apr-13
    Frank W. Marshall Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  LTC(Ret) James R. McCall Vietnam 11-Apr-13
    Michael R. Mullican Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  SGT(Ret) Maxwell D. Ramsey Iraq 11-Apr-13
  COL(Ret) James S. Roach Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  LTC(Ret) Terrence M. Smith Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  LTC(Ret) James C. Warren Vietnam 11-Apr-13
    Gary L. Watrous Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  CPT Donald R. Workman Vietnam 11-Apr-13
  MAJ(Ret) Donald E. Zahn World War II 11-Apr-13
    James S. Aanonsen Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SGT Stephen P. Bago, Jr. Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  MAJ Jeffrey J. Barta Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
  LTC Gegory B. Beaudoin Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
    Gerald A. Cafferty Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  CSM Lamont Christian Afghanistan 11-Apr-14
  SGT Paul H. Cline* Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  MAJ(Ret) Steven E. Cook Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SSG(Ret) Marcerl Coulon Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SFC(Ret) Merle Delagrange Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SSG(Ret) Frederick G. Gilbert Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  MAJ Jeremy T. Gwinn Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
  COL(Ret) Glynn W. Hale Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SGM George R. Hinsch* Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  COL(Ret) John J. Johnson Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  COL Valery C. Keaveny, Jr.  4BCT 13-Mar-14
  LTC Scott W. Kirkpatrick Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
    Robert W. Lister, Jr. Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  COL(Ret) Nicholas M. Nahas Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SSG Joshua S. Nohelty Iraq and Afghanistan 11-Apr-14
    Carey M. Owen Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  1LT William A. Pahissa* Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  LTC(Ret) Darman C. Place, Jr. 4th BCT 13-Mar-14
  MAJ Christopher O. Roberts Iraq and Afghanistan 11-Apr-14
  LTC(Ret) Rembeert G. Rollison* Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SSG Daniel W. Schonborg Iraq and Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
  SFC Domenic Smigliani* Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  1LT Donald N. Speet Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  CSM Franklin Velez Afghanistan 11-Apr-14
  CPT(Ret) Stephen C. Wallace Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SFC(Ret) J. Edward Weathers Iraq and Afghanistan 11-Apr-14
  MAJ Matthew W. Weber Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
  SFC Billy R. Weiland Iraq and Afghanistan 13-Mar-14
    Jeffrey D. Wilcox Vietnam 13-Mar-14
    R. Michael Womack Vietnam 13-Mar-14
  SSG Jacob R. Wood Iraq and Afghanistan


     Joseph Beyrle  World War II  00-May-17
    David Canter  Vietnam 00-May-17
    Rolland Christiansen  Vietnam 00-May-17
    Jay Eckhart  Fort Campbell 1964-1967 00-May-17
     Lawrence Fletcher    00-May-17
  CSM Noel Foster  4BCT 00-May-17
    Glenn Green  Vietnam 00-May-17
  LTC Joseph E. Halloran, IV  4BCT 00-May-17
    Robert Izumi World War II 00-May-17
    Albert Mampre World War II 00-May-17
    Otto W. May   00-May-17
   SGT James G. McCoy  Vietnam 00-May-17
    Ronny K. Middlebrook  Vietnam 00-May-17
   1LT Ken H. Pitetti, Ph.D.  Vietnam 00-May-17
   SGT Glenn C. Shuman  Vietnam 00-May-17
   SGT David C. Simond  Vietnam 00-May-17
  LTC Kurt J. Smith Fort Campbell 2014+ 00-May-17
  SSG Joseph Starling   00-May-17
  LTC David R. Waters Fort Campbell 2014+ 00-May-17
   SPC Gregory T. "Thomas" Weides  Vietnam 00-May-17

HMOR Recipients

Final Rank or at time of HMOR HMOR NAME Connection When Inducted
CSM Lebert Beharie   29-May-09
COL Robert Byrd   29-May-09
CSM Vincent F. Camacho CSM - 101st Airborne Division 29-May-09
MS. Brenda Carlan   29-May-09
COL(Ret) Jerry Cecil CASA 29-May-09
Ms. Kelly Degnan   29-May-09
Judge Robert Echols CASA 29-May-09
LTC Michael R. Fenzel   29-May-09
LTG(Ret) Robert F. Foley   29-May-09
Mrs. T. C. Freeman CASA 29-May-09
Mr. Glen Goodwin Contractor - 506th Memorial Monument Plaza 29-May-09
Mrs. Anna Caryl Guffey CASA 29-May-09
Mr. William Harpel CASA 29-May-09
Mr. Dennis Hearne   29-May-09
Mr. Chuck Henderson CASA 29-May-09
Mr. Ben Kimbrough CASA 29-May-09
Mr. Steve Lathan   29-May-09
BG James C. McConville Duty CMDR - 101st Airborne Division 29-May-09
Mr. Paul Pool   29-May-09
Ms. Petra Wienstedt-Pullens Screaming Eagles of WW II Foundation - Eindhoven, The Netherlands 29-May-09
MG Jeffrey J. Schloesser CMDR - 101st Airborne Division 29-May-09
LTC John M. Scott   29-May-09
Mr. Jack Turner CASA 29-May-09
Mr. Ray Ward   29-May-09
CSM Sean P. Ward   29-May-09
CSM Richard W. Weik   29-May-09
LTC John C. White   29-May-09
SSG Dick L. Winters 506th Abn Inf Reg't Assoc. - WRAMC Hospital Visitation Team Member 29-May-09
1SG Harold J. Murdock 101st Abn Division Assoc. - Vice President 27-Jul-10
Mrs. Peggy Pearson 506th Abn Inf Reg't Association - Administrative Manager 27-Jul-10
Mr. Mark A. Bando Author / Historian 11-Nov-11
Mr. Carlos Boettcher ABC News Film Producer - "Embeddistan" 11-Nov-11
Mr. Michael Boettcher ABC News Film Producer - "Embeddistan" 11-Nov-11
Ms. Lela Hale Chamber of Commerce 11-Nov-11
Mr. Charles Hunt Hunt Memorial, Engraver - 506th Memorial Monument 11-Nov-11
Mr. Lee Irwin Leaf Chronicle Newspaper - Military Affairs Reporter 11-Nov-11
Mr. Eugene Morelli Sculptor - 506th Memorial Monument Eagles 11-Nov-11
Ms. Meg Prior Film Producer - "Outside the Wire" 11-Nov-11
Ms. Teresa Austin Veterans Assistance at WRMMC 20-Jul-12
Ms. Lora Gassett Robert F. Sink Memorial Library 20-Jul-12
Mr. Marcel Jungbauer   11-Apr-13
Mrs. Robin Sink McClelland Daughter of WW II 506th Regimental Commander 11-Apr-13
Ms. Leoni Wenstedt Screaming Eagles WW II Foundation, Netherland 11-Apr-13
MSG Robert A. Barnes 101st Airborne Division Liaison - Walter Reed Army Medical Center 13-Mar-14
LTG(Ret) Sidney B. Berry Acting Commander - 101st Airborne Division during Battle of FSB Ripcord - 1970 13-Mar-14
GEN John F. Campbell Commander - 101st Airborne Division - 2009 to 2011 13-Mar-14
CSM Michael W. Dent Command Sergeant Major, 801st BSB- 2012-2014 11-Apr-14
LTC Larry F. Dillard, Jr Commander - 4th Brigade Special Troop Battalion - 4th BCT, 506th - 2011 to 2014 13-Mar-14
MAJ(Ret) John R. Fox Pilot in support of 2nd Bn, 506 and 101st CG during Battle of FSB Ripcord 13-Mar-14
CSM Michael A. Grinston Command Ssergeant Major - 4th BCT, 506th - 2012 to 2013 13-Mar-14
LTC Gavin Lawrence Commander - 801st Brigade Support Battalion - 4th BCT, 506th - 2011 to 2014 13-Mar-14
BG Ronald F. Lewis Deputy Division Commander (Support) - 101st Airborne Division - 2012 to 2014 13-Mar-14
MAJ Scott McLellan Operations Officer, 4th Brigade Special Troop Battalion - 4th BCT, 506th - 2011-2014 11-Apr-14
MAJ John J. Montgomery Executive Officer - 4th BCT, 506th - 2013 to 2014 13-Mar-14
LTC Lance D. Oskey Deputy Commander - 4th BCT, 506th - 2012 to 2014 13-Mar-14
BG Andrew P. Poppas Deputy Division Commander (Operations) - 101st Airborne Division -2012 to 2014 13-Mar-14
  David Ratee Active Supporter from UK - Cousin of SGT Carl A Rattee, A Co, 3rd Bn- 506th KIA Feb 19, 1968 13-Mar-14
COL(Ret) Jerry D. Rodgers MEDEVAC Pilot in support of Currahees in 1970 13-Mar-14
LTC Thomas T. Sutton Commander - 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry - 4th BCT, 506th - 2011 to 2014 13-Mar-14
Mr. Joseph Beyrle, II   00-May-17
Ms. Patti Clement   00-May-17
Capt. Dale A. Dye USMC Retired 00-May-17
Ms. Jane Fulkerson    00-May-17
Ms. Kaye Gomes   00-May-17
CPT Tessa J. Klinkhardt   00-May-17
 Mrs.  Kelli E. Loar  Administrative Assistant to the 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment Association and Spouse of Currahee Soldier 00-May-17
BG N.S. Pond   00-May-17
LTC Graham Shannon   00-May-17