Medal of Honor
Lieutenant General Les Rickard-USS NORMANDY NCC-36000 - While returning from the Region 2 Summit, LGN Rickard pulled a woman from a wrecked and burning vehicle, thus saving her life
Captain Greg Franklin-USS Reprisal NCC-1896-for risking life and limb to rescue a young boy earlier this year from a near drowning incident having to cross over swift and dangerous water, not to mention a bridge literally crumbling under their feet. The Boy had water in his lungs and was suffering from hypothermia. Greg did everything he could to warm the boy and keep him awake until professional help arrived.
Ambassador Lisa Hiler–USS Columbia NCC-75017- For gallant and unselfish service to an injured motorist, without regard for her personal safety, on 16 Feb, 2001.
LtJG Jeremy Grabbe–USS Columbia NCC-75017- For gallant and unselfish service to an injured motorist, without regard for his personal safety, on 30 March, 2001
Capt Greg Franklin–USS Reprisal NCC-1896- For risking life and limb in order to save the life of a motorist who lost control of her vehicle in bad weather. Without regard to his own personal safety, Captain Franklin dealt with the hazardous conditions and came to the aid of the motorist who had several serious injuries.
Cadet Thomas William Heffner–USS Gallifray NCC-81631- for his act of heroism and bravery in the face of what could have been great injury and death, riskin' his life to save a fellow livin' creature from certain death. For his self sacrifice and demonstration of the kind of character each of us who call ourselves STARFLEET members and Star Trek Fans, who preach such ideals, are suppose to practice each day of our lives.
Captain Harold Spears - USS Revelation NCC-63551 - March 21. 2010, Harold without regard to his own personal safety after witnessing a car crash between a Honda automobile and the NASCAR Hauler of driver Kyle Busch stopped the and rendered first aid to the victim of said crash as well as removing the victim from the car, that was on fire, before it exploded thereby putting his own life at risk as well. (211005.01)
Region One Star Cross
Mimi and John Lentz of the USS Yorktown. - Using CPR, they saved the life of an elderly woman who collapsed in the restaurant they were dining back in March.
Cmdr. Allen Owens and Ens Nancy Via-for saving a life by using the HEMILIECH maneuver on a victim who was choking.
Karen Donnelly, Dorothy Eckert(USS Alpha), Michelle Barratt and Suzi Buck(Highlander) -Karen Donnelly (USS Athena), Michelle Barratt (Highlander), and Dorothy Eckert (USS Alpha Centauri) provided immediate assistance to a convention attendee who was quickly overcome by the heat standing in the autograph line. They cooled her down, keep her conscious and get her fluids while Suzi Buck (USS Highlander) went to get help from one of the costume panel people who is a retired EMT (Antoine, who is well known in the NVA/MD area).As a result of their quick thinking and actions, what was a very dangerous and life-threatening situation was brought under control. They also worked with the patient to contact someone who could take her home and Michelle found safe, cool place for her to rest until her ride arrived.
Captain Tim Brown- USS Powhatan- if it was not for his thinking and knowledge on how to recognize the signs of respiratory distress an elderly friend that I was visiting would have died. Tim saw him and knew he was in trouble and put him on oxygen immediately.
Cmdr Donna Everence– USS TriStar– for quick thinking in saving the life of a choking 4 year old and doing what was necessary to save her life.
Ens. Kathy Cloud– USS TriStar– for quick thinking in saving the life of her husband who was having a seizure and doing what was necessary to save his life.
Lt. Curtis Bellman– USS Ohio– for quick thinking successfully providing CPR on a co-worker who went into cardiac arrest.
PO/3 Jess Cox– USS Ohio– for assisting in saving the life of a motorist involved in an automobile accident.
Colonel Deidre Smith -USS NORMANDY NCC-36000- For her timely intervention in a life-threatening situation at the Region 01. Her alert and quick response prevented a young lady from making a tragic mistake, As a result, a life was saved.
Colonel Kimberly Brooks-USS NORMANDY -For her timely assistance in helping an elderly lady who sustained serious injuries from falling downstairs. The lady had been alone in her house for more than a day after the incident and if it weren’t for Col. Brooks deductive reasoning the lady would have surely did soon of dehydration and complications.
PO Toyna UpChurch – USS REPRISAL - For coming to the aid of a fellow crew member who was having a seizure. This officer’s quick thinking and personal attention to duty allowed her to assist her crew mate, by remove dangerous objects and keeping the victim’s air passage clear.
Captain Greg Franklin – USS REPRISAL - Saving the life of an elderly man. His training and quick thinking enabled him to restore the victim’s breathing and informed the EMS of the victim’s true medical condition and was instrumental in saving the man’s life.
Ensign Don Everence – USS REPRISAL- Saving the life of an elderly man. Ens. Everence and quick thinking enabled him to come to the aid of a victim who was possibly in diabetic shock and informed the EMS of the victim’s true medical condition and was instrumental in saving the man’s life.
Fleet Captain Brian Moore – USS STARWARDFURY- for the quick thinking and action in saving the life of a fellow wheelchair bound crew member of was falling off of a steep and high ramp.
2LT Eric Livingston - USS RUTLEDGE- risking personal safety and showing extreme bravery in rendering aid and comfort to victims in a motor vehicle accident and quick thinking in notifying the proper authorities so that professional attention could be rendered to the victims.
RADM David James -USS Francis Marion -On November 30th, following a luncheon of several SFI members, David's 7 year old daughter fell and broke her right arm. David, having first response and first aid training, quickly assessed Dakota's arm and found it broken. He quickly calmed the enough to allow him to stabilize it with a piece of wood and an ace bandage to reduce movement.
Commander Amy J Heffner - USS Gallifrey- On 10-12-2002 Amy came to the assistance of an fellow human who was having seizures. Amy's quick thinking, aid and assistance was instrumental in the saving of a life of this life and her abilities to managing a crisis situation is also noted.actions and aid, Dakota may have suffered more severe pain than she did as well as more damage to her arm.
Captain Gary Hollifield, Jr - Shuttle Hell's Fury -Gary Hollifield was involved in a medical emergency (Seizures). On July 24, 2003, Gary was with friends at a local Applebees when his best friend, Tyquan "Ty" Mitchell, said he had to go to the bathroom. After about ten minutes, they started to worry about Mr Mitchell and Gary went to go check on him. When he walked into the bathroom, Mr Mitchell was on the floor moaning and screaming, lying in his own blood. Gary ran and got the manager, who when into the bathroom with him and then call 9-1-1. Mr Mitchell was very incoherent, did not recognize anyone and tried to get off the floor but was restrained per the 9-1-1 operator's instructions. When EMS arrived at the location, Gary advised the medics that Tyquan has been on seizure medications.
Commander Tonya Martin - USS Reprisal - On Sept 13th, 2003 the Reprisal was holding her first annual Patriot Day Party, and during the Starfleet Bowl, Cmdr Martin became very ill with symptoms of heat exhaustion. Cmdr Tonya Martin was the first person to notice something was wrong with Fred. She quickly noticed that he was behaving strangely, slurring his speech, and not making any sense. Tonya realized the nature of this condition and immediately began to take action, She directed medical personnel to move the patient into the air conditioning, and to give him fluids. She also made the determination that he needed professional medical help and he was take to the emergency room. This was a very serious situation and probably saved Fred Martins life. Tonya is credit to her chapter, the region, and Fleet. Our crew would be in dire straits without her.
Commander Barbara Slater - USS Charleston- On October 19, 2003, Barbara discovered through asking questions that Jose Panganiban, our ships photographer, was having trouble breathing. Because he could not tell her how to get to his residence. She called EMS to come and get him. This action in all probability saved his life. An abscess from a recent neck surgery was pressing on this throat and cutting off air and foods. He was placed in the hospital In ICU and is recovering.
Rear Admiral Victor Swindell - USS Charleston- On 6-1-04 Admiral Swindell was on his way into work when he noticed the SUV behind him going extremely fast and about to hit him from behind. The driver realized this as well and slammed on his breaks, which caused him to swerve into the on coming traffic lane and hit another truck head on. Admiral Swindell stopped his vehicle in the median and immediately called 911 while rushing to check out the condition of the occupants of the truck. Upon inspection of the scene he noticed that the driver has multiple head injuries and had part of the dash board imbedded in his knee. He asked any of the others who had came to assist if they had a towel or something to be used for the bleeding. He assisted in ministering to the wounds of the injured driver who was dazed and confused as well as keeping him focused and calm and not noticing the severity of his wounds. He had one of the spectators to stay with the driver while he went to check on the other driver. This driver was OK, but slightly shaken. He then assisted in helping to direct traffic which was piling up until the police arrived. he then went back to check on the injured driver until the emergency crew arrived. For his quick and decisive action and willingness aid an injured human being this award is deserved.
1st Lieutenant Harold Spears - USS Reprisal - On April 9th, 2004 Lieutenant Spears came to the aid of another person that had become choked on a sandwich. Sherry (the victim) could not breathe and began grasping her throat. She was in severe distress and Harold came to her rescue by performing the Heimlich maneuver. The victim was actually turning blue and was unable to breathe at all, but the chicken was dislodged by the Lieutenant's actions. Sherry was taken to the ER were physician Karl Lewis said that the victim would have probably died without Harold's intervention. 1st lieutenant Harold Spears is a credit to his chapter, the region, and the fleet.
P/O Carla Ackley - USS Jurassic -for saving a place of business (a restaurant) from being destroyed by a fire and possibly other buildings as well. No one was aware the restaurant was on fire when Carla arrived. It was full of people and Carla noticed the smell of smoke as she arrived in the parking lot. She quickly alerted the management and got everyone out of the building thus saving lives as well as the business.
Fleet Captain Barbara Slater - USS Charleston - On Tuesday 30 December 2008 Barbara Slater used the Heimlich maneuver to eject a piece of bread stuck in Emily Lacey's throat. Barbara saved Emily's life by doing this, as Emily was already turning blue and lost control of bodily functions
Fleet Captain Walter V. Ewing - USS Indiana - For the actions and use of the Heimlich Maneuver to remove food stuck in the throat of his sister Diane.
Commander Alan Provo - USS Appomattox - For the action and use of CPR to safe a life.(210910.25)
Commander Cindy Jenkins & LtCmdr Warren Jenkins- USS Dakota - For rendering aid and calling 911 after a woman collapsed outside of Jenkins home. The woman was suffering from heat exhaustion and because of the prompt attention given her by Cindy and Warren her life was saved according to the EMT's that reported to the incident.
Commander Michael Mann - USS Starleague - While at a football game he saved the life of a fan who was suffering aheart attack. (201005.14)
Alan Provo - USS Appomattox - December 2012 for his assisting with the extraction of car accident victims from the vehicle. He stayed with one of the victims until medical help arrived. (201305.04)
RAdmiral - Carol USS Helen Pawlowski - On 20 June 2014 at approximately 8:20 pm, Carol Dyl was swimming in the family pool when she heard a faint call for help. She looked around and could not see anyone, then she spotted a foot sticking out from between the neighbors house and a garage. Carol jumped out of the pool and ran to her assistance. There our
neighbor, who is an elderly women who lives alone and is 91 years old had been watering her flowers and fell and was not able to get back up. She also had some abrasions on her legs from the fall. Carol assessed the situation, noticed the neighbor was wearing an alert button and she pushed the button and then kept the women calm and after assessing no broken bones
and at the request of the neighbor assisted her to her feet and helped her into her home and helped to clean up the scrapes until the local EMS showed up. (201406.26)
Distinguished Service Award
Lt. JG Michael Romero -USS JAMESTOWN -(Previous Award) For showing enthusiasm and dedication to the chapter and the Security department. For putting together the USS Jamestown's Security Journal and for receiving the chapter's first "Security Department Certificate of Achievement." (May 1997)
CMDR Mary Ann Winsley- USS JAMESTOWN -(Previous Award) For her outstanding hard work to help bring the STAR TREK Federation Science Exhibits to the Virginia Air & Space Museum and for making it a great success for the center. (July 1996)
Captain Roy Seslar -USS POWHATAN -For meritorious command - USS POWHATAN, Overseas Coupon Project donations; assistance to STARFLEET Computer Ops; assistance with STARFLEET participation - FARM FRESH EXTRAVAGANZA to benefit local children's hospital; willingness to help in any way possible; work in STARFLEET that has many times been above and beyond the call of duty.
Fleet Captain Victor Swindell - USS Charleston-Action - For his meritorious and constant dedication and hard work in helping create and build the STARFLEET Region 01 Awards program. I could not have not gotten this off the ground without his help –Steve Thomas. Victor also has an impressive service records spanning over 15 years of service.
Admiral Linda Smith - USS HEIMDAL- For her ten years of superior leadership as RC of Region 01 (and putting up with all of us)
Lt. JG Donna M. Mominee–USS Tycho - You have demonstrated overall dedication and involvement to STARFLEET Region One and your chapter. Your numerous accomplishments have made you an asset to the Region.
Fleet Captain David James-USS CAROLINA- has unselfishly dedicated his time and energy to his chapter, sector region and first fleet.
FCapt Carl Lewis– USS Dominator– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2000.
FCapt. Eric W. Larkin– USS Reprisal - for excellence and dedication and superior leadership service to STARFLEET Region One in 2000.
FCapt Mike E. Walter Sr – USS Columbus or excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2000.
Commodore Roger Scritchfield – USS Ohio- For the incredible assistance and hard work that he rendered to the USS Jurassic during their Amateur Radio Field Day for the last three years and helping to make the event a great success
Captain Melissa Larkin –USS Reprisal - For Inspiration, Service and Dedication to STARFLEET Region One and the crew of the USS Reprisal has not gone unnoticed. You have hosted many chapter meetings and hosted three Sectional/Regional functions. The “Larkin Bed & Breakfast has become well know to many Region One Members.
Admiral Carolyn Donner - USS JURASSIC- For her four years of superior leadership, love, laughter, and dedication as RC of Region 01
Col. John Kane – USS Reprisal- Col Kane is an inspiration to his crewmates and Region One. This Officer is always up to the challenge and has an everlasting for STARFLEET REGION ONE. He has created several web sites for different units of the region. He is involved in almost every Reprisal function even though he has to drive 4 hours to make it. He has be instrumental in the Reprisal's charity causes participating in many charities such as a coat drive, Mailing care packages for needy children overseas, Operation Eagle, OCP, walk for Breast Cancer, and many more. He has assisted with the R1 Summits and the IC as well. He represents what is best in STARFLEET. His continual enthusiasm, hard work and diligence towards his duty and service is reflected in his character, manner and actions.
Admiral Anita Davis– USS Renegade - For the over 13 years of love, dedication and excellence she has given to Region One and the Command of the USS Renegade.
Captain Julie James- USS Francis Marion - has consistently and continually supported her chapter and region by performing her duties and tasks above and beyond the call of duty. Over the last three years she has made a major impact with her work. She has helped support and encourage the charitable/community service projects of the USS Carolina NCC-74222 in cooperation with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Greenville, South Carolina. Additionally she has helped support the STARFLEET Overseas Coupon Project as well. In January 2002 Captain James became Executive Officer of the Shuttle Francis Marion. Launching a shuttle and preparing to commission as a starship is never an easy task. Captain James has consistently and continually worked with the Commanding Officer and the crew to make this possible. She has been a driving force behind the Francis Marion and her contributions have directly aided us in our commissioning. She is leading the way once again helping to plan Community/Charitable Service Events with the Francis Marion.
FCapt Greg Franklin – USS Reprisal- FCapt Greg Franklin has served the Reprisal as the Chief Ops officer for the past year, and he has been an asset to the chapter, region, and fleet. He attend almost all chapter meetings and has been involved in all chapter functions. He served and work on the 2002-2003 R-1 Summit committee and helped with various events. He has been extremely active in other regional, sectional and community service projects events as well, including the Reprisal Mountain Rally, R-1 Autumn Bash, which was a Regional event. Aboard his chapter he was involved with the following Reprisal’s 6 Annual Awards Banquet, the “Nemesis” recruiting drive, the Toys-for-Tots, Operation Christmas Child, and the Reprisal’s food bank. He also is very involved in CPR with the American Heart Association, and the American Red Cross, having trained over 100 persons in this skill. For these efforts the AHA chose him to be a representative to their national convention in New Orleans, LA. He is also very active in environmental issues including: The Defenders of Wildlife, The Arbor Day Foundation, and the Adopt A Highway projects. FCapt Greg Franklin is a very active member of the crew, and is an asset to the region.
Commander Jeffery A Davis-USS Questar- Commander Davis has served as a tremendous asset to the R1 RDC Engineering program. Through his efforts efforts there have been improvements in communications and the EROR 1/A Project. In addition to this Commander Davis serves as an exemplary Officer aboard the USS Questar where is responsible for many projects.
Commodore Ben Redding -Bennu Station- Ben has worked on the committee for the Region One Summit for 8 of its 9 years. He has been responsible for getting Hundreds of Dollars worth of items donated to the Region One Auction. He has acted as Master of Ceremonies for at least a half dozen of the Regional Summits. During this time Ben has also suffered a heart attach and had to undergo bypass surgery, this didn't even slow him down much. He has been instrumental in making it possible for Region One Summit to raise a great deal of money for various charities including the Region One Awards Program, STARFLEET Scholarship Fund, Space Camp and East Tennessee Children's Hospital.
RADM Eric W Larkin - USS Reprisal - served as an Assistant Security Chief for the 2003 R-1 Summit. He spent several weeks recruiting members for the team, preparing a roster, and then making arrangements for those who could make the summit, or had scheduling conflicts. He was on duty for the entire duration of the summit, and was there every time a need arose. He worked with constant diligence for the team, and was instrumental in keeping it together. Due to his leadership the 2003 R-1 Summit fielded the best team that has ever served in this capacity.
Captain Lauren Milan - USS Archer - on behalf of her service to STARFLEET Region One to it's Awards Department. A few years ago when the Awards Department was working on the update of the Awards Manual, Lauren picked up the ball dropped by the director of the STARFLEET Department of Graphic Design, and spent countless hours redesigning all the Award logos used by the Program for the Manual and for the Award Certificate. Lauren also served as the chief architect of the New Region One awards site when once again she volunteered countless hours working on the refit and redesign of the Awards site. I personally feel that officer's of her caliber are a major asset to STARFLEET, and she her dedication to duty and willingness to help have been a bless and benefit to STARFLEET Region One.
Comm John Sprouse, Lt. JG Alan Provo, Comm Margaret Grumwell, LT JG Chris Johnson - USS Appomattox - When two members lost their home in Houston this team drove for 22 hours in shifts to pack them up and bring them home. The last leg of the trip was through an ice storm. All to try and keep two people that none of them had ever met in person from becoming homeless not to mention their cat. They had to do the packing and such too as both crewmembers are handicapped. This "emergency beam out" was was a really heroic effort. In addition they contacted Soc Services in TX and VA in an effort to find them a place to live, one member allowed the transients to live with him until the situation was resolved.
Admiral Carolyn Donner– USS Jurassic– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2003.
Commodore Greg Franklin - USS Reprisal– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2003.
Rear Admiral Robin Pillow USS Pathfinder- for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2003
Commodore John Winsley USS Jamestown- for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2003
Captain Thomas Heffner USS Gallifrey- for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2003.
Admiral Carolyn Donner– USS Jurassic– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2004
Fleet Captain Barbara Buffington– USS Ohio– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2004.
Fleet Captain Thomas Bert Hefner– USS Gallifrey– for excellence and dedication and superior leadership and for service to STARFLEET Region One in 2005.
RADM Mary Kane– USS Hornet– for excellence and performance of duty as the R1 Treasurer for invaluable assistance at the Region One Summits for many years.
Brian Chapelle - USS Maelstrom - For outstanding service to STARFLEET Region One for his efforts and endeavors related to the SFI R1 Space Camp Program.
Commander Denise Wolff - USS Charleston - Denise has been a faithful member of the crew, participating in all planned activities. She is a strong supporter of STARFLEET and an active member of the crew. We are fortunate to have someone so dedicated to STARFLEET on our roster. (200903.24)
Commodore Cynthia Walters - USS Asgard - For her years of service as CO of the USS Asgard and her service as Region One Indiana/Ohio Sector rep then Senior Captain. (200904.06
Captain Jerry Ward - USS Ronald E. McNair - 15 years of dedicated service to the McNair, SFI and Region One. For his past service as Commanding Officer of the McNair. (210904.13)
Commander Rhett Coates Rhett - USS Endeavor NCC- 72709 - has on numorous occasions have gone above and beyond his duties as the Operations Officer. He has donated not only his time, but has donated his personal Trek memorbilla to the U.S.S. Endeavor to raise money for it's first year of service. (200910.16)
Captain Kathy Van Arsdale - USS Endeavor NCC- 72709 - Kathy has on numorous occasions have gone above and beyond her duties as the Third Officer/Science Officer. She has donated not only her time, but has donated her personal office supplies to the U.S.S. Endeavor for it's first year of service.
Commander Bryant Harris - USS Endeavor NCC- 72709 - Bryant has on numorous occasions have gone above and beyond his duties as the Second Officer. He has donated not only his time, but has picked up the bill for most of the operating expendetures of the U.S.S. Endeavor for it's first year of service.(210910.16)
Ensign Maggie Panther - USS Alaric NCC-503 - For her contagious enthusiasm for the Alaric and Region One manifested in her willingness to volunteer to create, manage, and host the Alaric's Facebook page. Through her valuable efforts, the Alaric has entered the electronic recruiting and communication age. (201005.01)
Ltjg Kevin Creamer - USS Alaric NCC-503 - For going above and beyond the call of duty in support of the USS Alaric. His willingness to host meetings at his home, organize game days at his home and invite the USS Alaric to hold meetings during those days, present interesting educational programs at Alaric events, establish contacts at local restaurants for Alaric meetings, run recruiting at local theaters during the new Star Trek movie, and conduct the Alaric fund raising auction. (201005.01)
Ensign Lynnea Stadelmann - USS Alaric NCC-503 - For her contagious enthusiasm for the USS Alaric and Region One is manifested in her willingness to volunteer to host and organize Alaric movie nights and the annual Christmas party and to help run the Alaric's fund raising auction. (201005.01)
Ltjg Steven Chapell - USS Cumberland NCC-74669 - As a new chapter we have quickly put together not only a website but a bi-monthly newsletter. Steven has done and outstanding job publishing our newsletter sending it out to our members but also creating an archive online. Despite the fact he has recently had knee surgery he published the newsletter on time. He has gone above and beyond the call of duty in helping to make our newsletter available to current members and to help with recruiting. (211005.01)
Commodore Susan Mahaffey - Her service to R1 as RDC Medical 2003-2006 (201105.14)
Charles "Chuck" Rayburn - USS Appomattox - Chuck has attended all our meetings. Even when the job market was at a lull he still participated in the fund raisers at the Lynchburg Community Market on Apr. 3, 2010 and Oct. 30, 2010. He is the webmaster of the ship's website -www.ussappomattox.com. Was with the ships' away team was to the USS Jamestown's Casino night Sept.24, 2010 to help raise money for their charities. On Labor Day he helped monitor inflatibles at the Muscular Dystrophy Associations' Carnival Sept. 5, 2010.(201105.14)
Rear Admiral John Sprouse - USS Appomattox - John has attended all the meetings and has consistently passed the vote of confidence held yearly. This year health issues threatened to keep him down but he still was at our meetings. He took part of two fund raisers and has transported fellow members to these events and meetings. On Apr. 3 and Oct. 30, 2010 two fund raisers were held at the Lynchburg Community Market of which he attended. On May 8, 2010 along with four other members he was present at our first Cystic Fibrosis Strides for Life and helped monitor the inflatibles for the annual Muscular Dystrophy Associations' Carnival on Labor Day - Sept. 5, 2010. He joined a quick away team trip to visit the USS Jamestown for their annual Casino night fund raiser on Sept. 24th. The next day the away team attended the USS Endeavor's meeting. He has kept up to date with the ships MSRs and is in contact with our former shuttle.For the Region, John was the Sector Commander for the VA/WV Sector into 2010. He was voted for in 2010 by the chapters of Region One and is now a member of the Chapter Care Committee and has been working with the USS Drakonia in their efforts to either connect up with a chapter in VA or help them recruit members for their chapter. He monthly sends out MSR reminders to the chapters of VA/WV in which the RC is included.(211105.14
Commodore Meg Roach - USS Appomattox -Meg has served this chapter above and beyond her department. She has helped decorate the library where we meet for our meetings and supplied treats for table decorations. She is unfailing in her reports to her Regional Department Chief. Even when sick, she checks in so as not to miss anything important. She has attended our two fund raisers held at the Lynchburg Farmer's Market; the Cystic Fibrosis Strides for Life May 8th, and helped to monitor the inflatables for the Muscular Dystrophy AssociationsCarnival on Labor Day. When needed she has also provided transportation for fellow members to attend meetings.Even though it is not time yet to renew the CPR training taught to the members of the USS Appomattox, Meg has kept up with the newest updates on CPR and has passed on what she has learned. Even though her work and health have come into play at inconvenient times, her reporting to her RDC in the medical department have been in a timely manner.(201105.14)
Fleet Captain Gary Davis - USS Maquis - Gary is one of my most trusted and hard working officers. He has been to Region conferences, summits and IC’s over the years he has been a member. As my XO, he is invaluable in the smooth operation of the USS Maquis and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to not only the chapter but to the region and fleet. He is also very active in Maquis Forces International .Participation wise, he is very active in the chapter and has help me in planning on line meetings. He also is very recruiting and newsletter orientated. Very community service orientated he is working with our charities officer on new venues to assist. He also is on Team Summit. There is not a single task or planning session he misses.He shows a positive attitude and is proud to wear the Starfleet uniform. He stays completely away from politics and is a credit to the USS Maquis. As his CO, I wish we had more members like Gary. Not only on my crew but in the entire organization. He is a doer, not a doormat by any means.(201105.14)
Commander Aaron Himes -USS Maquis - As the Maquis’s communications/ops/3rd officer, he is invaluable in the smooth operation of the USS Maquis and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to not only the chapter but to the region and fleet. He was an original member of the White Horse Chapter in NC, however when he came back the chapter was gone. Participation wise, he is very active and helps tremendously with recruiting and publishing the newsletter orientated. He is interest also in having the chapter participate in more charity work. There is not a single task or planning session he misses. Aaron is a fireball who lives the officer’s code.As his CO, I wish we had more members like Aaron, not only on my crew but also in the entire organization. His enthusiasm and willingness to help make the USS Maquis number one in the fleet is refreshing. I am very happy to have him onboard.(201105.14)
Ltjg Kevin Creamer - USS Alaric - LLT.JG Kevin Creamer has gone above and beyond the call of duty in support of the USS Alaric and Region One principles and goals. His willingness to host USS Alaric meetings at his home, organize gaming and recreational activities, present interesting educational programs at Alaric events, establish contacts at local restaurants and gaming businesses for Alaric meetings, run recruiting at local venues, and conduct the Alaric fund-raising auction for the ship constitute commendable service to the Alaric, Region One, and STARFLEET. He is always positive and cheerful, and Kevin willingly shares his professional knowledge of aviation by organizing field trips to local airports. His enthusiasm for the ship, for 'Fleet, and for Star Trek are boundless and a valuable asset to the organization. Kevin has been instrumental in many of the Alaric's 2010 activities, including organizing and running: hiking, archery, golfing, and tennis away missions; Hendersonville Airport hangar tour and discussion of engine, cockpit, and other components of a Cessna 152 II; Smiley's Flea Market recruiting event; several movie nights and game days; and Apollo/Saturn V rocket educational (201105.14)
Michelle De Loach - USS Star League - Assisting with food drives. Providing PDAs of public events to the crew. Advertising on community calendars and the internet. (203305.04)
Carnell Eubanks - USS Star League - For his invaluable service to the Star League as their archivist and CompOps dept chief. For his service to SFI R1 as RDC CompOps (201305.04)
Vice Admiral Michael Wilson - 20 years service as Commanding Officer of the USS Aries (201310.10)
Vice Admiral Kenny Proehl - USS Heimdal - Executive Officer, coordinating the recruiting table with the USS Appomattox and Heimdal at the opening of Star Trek: Into Darkness.
FCaptain Jana Sandarg - USS Star League - Executive officer, bridging the gap between the outgoing and incoming COs. Organized numerous charitable and fun activities. Helped out with cookout and auction at 2013 R1 summit.
FCaptain Peggy Eubanks - USS Star League - attends food drives and furnishes Star League with flyers for recruitment. Issues crew members badges that they wear in public. Contributes, edits and submits monthly newsletter to the crew
FCaptain Jerry Holden - USS Star League - His willingness to work public events as a Klingon in full armor and head piece had brought attention to our charity events such as food drives at local theater, annual gift wrap event and numerous recruiting drives.
Ensign Aaron Knowles - USS Star League - Carried one of the chapter's banners at Dragoncon, appearing in costume for food drives and other charitable and recruitment events
FCaptain Tony Lopes - USS Odin -For his dedicated service to STARFLEET Region one as Commanding Officer of the USS Odin NCC-1875 (201306.23)
Captain Samuel Scott Osborne - USS Drakonia - For his superior leadership, his effective delegation of responsibilities, his encouragement of his crew to develop skills and abilities, his usage of Starfleet Academy by all crewmen, his rewarding of accomplishments, and his time and attention to details and improvements. Under the command of Captain Osborne the USS DRakonia has gone from near-decommissioning to fully restored chapter of two dozen SFI members. It will remain a permanent and productive part of both SFI and Region One (201401.16)
F Captain Samuel Osborne - USS Drakonia - Samuel "Scott" Osborne has been a tremendous help to Region
One and to other Starfleet members in it. He has recruited
people, helped them get promotions, and encouraged them to
become officers by passing the OTS and OCC exams. Scott has continuously
provided timely and useful information to others, and always
counsel to overcome problems and difficulties.
He has led by example, and
moderated a few conflicts due to
egos and misunderstandings.
Scott is a leader who makes Starfleet grow and improve. He
continues to be a mature role model as what is best in a
is Drakonia chapter runs very well, and
his working with others in Region
One continues to be a
positive influence on everyone and everything. (201412.18)
"Legion of Merit" 20+ years
Alley, Nevin E.
Berenberg, Karen (5-16-09)
Brigham, Ralph (6-22-13)
Bronko, Ted (04-11-15)
Carson, Marcia (1-7-08)
Downing, Betty (2011)
Dyl, Paul C. (01-17-13)
Donner, Carolyn (09-2008)
Durall, Judy (5-1-10)
Eubanks, Carnell (5-4-13)
Ewing, Walter V. (12-31-15)
Fikes, Heather (1-7-13)
Franklin, Greg (05-17-14)
Goodman, Ray B. (9-10-07)
Hewitt, Jennifer (10-5-08)
Hewitt, Richard (9-10-07)
Hoppa, John (5-19-12)
James, Denise (5-17-14)
Kane, Mary (8-21-07)
Lariscy, Barbara (5-19-12)
Larkin, Wade (05-17-14)
Lewis, Patricia (5-14-11)
Lewis, Robbie (5-16-09)
Lillie, Melissa (5-19-12)
Marshall, Dan L.
Miller, David (11-26-13)
Miller, Nikki (1-14-14)
Phillips, Cassandra (1-7-13)
Reynolds, Jessica (1-7-13)
Riddle, Dawn (11-26-13)
Riddle, Eddie (1-14-14)
Romero, Michael (8-23-12)
Rose, Paula (04-11-15)
Scritchfield, Roger (5-16-09)
Seay, Ray (11-02-14)
Smith, Linda S.
Smith, Willy (10-26-07)
Swiger, Robert D.
Van Bibber, Jane (08-09-14)
Ward Jerry Sr (11-02-14)
Wilcox, Blair Jr.
Winans, Ralph III
Winsley, Mary Ann
Young, Christine (1-7-13)
PO/3 Dina Barron - USS Charleston - Injured at the 1998 R1 Spring Summit in the Conga line.
Lt. Lois Gregory for injuries requiring emergency medical treatment during the kickball challenge between the USS Columbia and the Shuttle Argos on 27 September 1998. She broke four bones in her foot while sliding into second base.
Lance CPL Dakota Cook - USS Normandy - While in attendance for the commissioning of the USS Dark Wolf' in Kingsport, TN on 13 October 2001 Dakota fell and hit her mouth on a rock and suffered lots of damage to her mouth. Medical attention was given by R Admiral Susan Bolick who is a nurse. Upon visiting a dentist and after x-rays, we found out she had probably damaged her adult teeth but that we wouldn't know how badly until they came in.
PVT Dakota Cook -USS Francis Marion -On November 30, 2002 following a luncheon attended by several SFI members, Dakota fell and broke her right arm. Being only 7 years old she was a very brave little girl, much more so than her mother, and did an excellent job dealing with the pain, fear, and confusion of the event and the hospital visit.
Commodore Gregory Franklin - USS Reprisal- On Sept 13th, 2003 the Reprisal was holding her first annual Patriot Day Party, and during the Starfleet Bowl, Commodore Franklin caught a pass and sustained an injury to his right thumb. He was taken to the ER were it was revealed to have been broken.
Commander Fred Martin -USS Reprisal- On Sept 13th, 2003 the Reprisal was holding her first annual Patriot Day Party, and during the Starfleet Bowl, Cmdr Martin became very ill with symptoms of heat exhaustion. He was attended by several members of the crew and rushed the hospital. After being treated for low potassium and heat stress he was allowed to go home (210403)
CPO Amy E. Heffner -USS Gallifrey- during one of the Gallifrey's Combat Tactical AWAY Training Missions, while protecting the STARFLEET/Gallifrey's Colors and defending her position and our Command Headquarters during this Tactical Exercise, against a overwhelming forces. She diligently upheld the honor and traditions of the USS Gallifrey, and STARFLEET Region One.(210403)
VADM Roger Scritchfield - USS Excalibur- For injuries sustained in an accident on his way to R1 Summit 2007. 210705.22
MCPO Jason Kyer of the USS Ohio NCC-75007 for injuries sustained when he fell from a truck while the Ohio was participating in Amateur Radio Field Day 07 June 2007. Jason was taken to the hospital to have his injuries looked at. He suffered a scraped forehead and hematoma as well as abruised knee.
Jeanne Wilson of the USS Heimdal while out canvasssing for items for the Heimdal auction developed a blood clot in her leg which required surgery and hospitalization
FCaptain Jerry Holden - USS Star League - suffering heat stress/heat exhaustion at August 3, 2013 chapter event, recruiting drive at the Augusta Green Jackets baseball game.
"Dearest Blood" Decoration
Date denotes when award was given
PO/3 Elaine Schwinn -USS Hornet
PO/3 Arthur Rudolph -USS Questar
Cmdr. Thelma Dozier -USS Ohio
SP/3 Gary McCoy - USS Charleston
Brenda Carroll -USS Chesapeake
Mary Kitner -USS Jurassic
Melissa J. Hallman -USS Dominator
Lieutenant Barbara Wright - USS Arizona
FCapt. Paul Shirley III - USS Imperial Star (decom)
PO/3 Linda Diane Lawter Glossett - USS Yorktown
Cmdr. Larry Reyka - USS Columbus
Ben Kokochak - USS Dominator
Cmdr Maud Freifelder - USS Charleston
Capt Robert Armstrong - USS Powhatan
Capt Fred Parson II - USS Dark Wolf
Lieutenant Mickey Gregorich - USS Renegade NCC-2547
M.Laird Sheep - USS Maelstrom ( 08-10-08)
Barbara Kane - USS Hornet ( 08-10-08)
Ruth Smith - USS Liberator ( 11-12-08)
Cmdr Jonathan Miller - USS Yeager (-10-09)
Cmdr Holly Andreani - USS Arizona (3-04-09)
Cmdr Thomas Rayburn - SS Nikola Tesla (7-04-09)
Captain Marcy Grosswiller - USS Lagrange (7-27-09)
Commodore Carl R. Lewis Jr. - USS Dominator (10-01-09)
Captain Michael Holden - USS Star League (10-01-09)
Captain Marie Anderson - USS Liberator (5-30-10)
Diane Dumas - USS Star League (12-16-11)
Commodore Jeff Davis- USS Indiana (5-14-11)
Commander Ann Frasier Redding- USS Appomattox (6-24-11)
LtCmdr Tina Bellman- USS Liberator (2-18-11))
Captain George Flanik- USS Ganymede (5-13-12)
Rose Armstrong- USS Powhatan (5-15-12)
Joe Gallagher- USS Cumberland (6-26-12)
Paul Payne- USS Jamestown(7-13-12)
Crewman Kate Tyler - USS Ronald E. McNair (10-11-12)
Lt Cmdr Beverly Munib - USS Ronald E McNair (10-18-12)
Gerald Mogilka - USS Helen Pawlowski (01-13)
Ensign Juanita De Young - USS Maat (03-28-13)
PO 2 Millard Stimpson - USS Heimdal - (01-21-14)
Ruth Bigio - USS Powhatan
Catherine Touno - USS Heimdal (09-30-14)
Martha Walters - USS Bonaventure (12-06-14)
L. Russell Boyd - USS Virginia (03-17-15)
George Hildebidle - USS Columbia (04-13-15)
Kari Novak - USS Renegade (07-26-15)
Crewman Mary Wells-Stott - USS Ronald E McNair (08-24-15)
Captain Steve Harper - USS Columbus (10-26-15)
Richard Ashe - USS Alaric (11-06-15)
Walter V. Ewing - USS Indiana (12-22-15)
Colonel James Nelson - USS George Washington (05-09-16)
PVT Allen Kemp - USS Black Elk (06-14-16)
Cmdr Anna Price - USS Columbus (06-22-16)
Pamela Rhoads - USS White Eagle (07-26-16)
"Let Me Help " Award
Captain Keith Pagel - USS COLUMBIA NCC-75017 - Action - For initiating and funding start-up of the "Overseas Coupon Project" for the USS COLUMBIA; and acting as it's director since 1995.
Cheryl Duval of the USS Tycho - for work on the USS Tycho parade float, especially while ill; ambassador to the Klingon Assault Group lazer tag matches; and work with the Northwest Ohio Foodbank, and being USS Tycho Member of the Year.
Victor Swindell – USS Charleston for his constant work is helping with the OCP, Stampede, USS Charleston MUSC Projects, Red Cross Blood Drives, Helping with fundraisers for Camp Happy Days and Special Times, a camp for kids with cancer,the chapter’s Adopt-A-Highway Project,USS Charlesston ADA Projects and general USS Charleston Projects that help the needy.
Lieutenant Commander Barbara Slater – USS Charleston NCC-71813 -Your continual support, hard work and dedication in 1998 and 1999 for the following projects: Adopt-A-Highway, American Red Cross Blood Drives, The Overseas Coupon Project, and can tab drive for the Ronald McDonald House and the American Diabetes Association Fund Raisers.
Lieutenant Commander Beth Wingo –USS Charleston NCC-71813 -Your continual support in 1998 of the following projects: the American Diabetes Association Events, The overseas Coupon Project, and the Can Tab Drive for the Ronald McDonald House.
Captain Carl Lewis – USS Charleston NCC-71813 - Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following projects the Adopt-A-Highway, American Red Cross Blood Drives, The Overseas Coupon Project and the American Diabetes Association Events and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
SP/1 Darlene Lewis – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual in 1998 support of the following chapter projects: The Ronald McDonald House Can Tab Drive and The Overseas Coupon Project and helping the program to raise more than $1,000,000 in coupons in 1997.
Commander Edith Padgett – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual in 1998 and 1999 support of the following chapter projects: The Overseas Coupon Project, American Red Cross Blood Drives and continual donations and support of the STARFLEET Stampede Program and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Lieutenant Commander Beth Wingo – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual in 1998 and 1999 support of the following chapter projects: The Overseas Coupon Project, American Red Cross Blood Drives and continual donations and support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Ensign John Eury – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following chapter projects: The Ronald McDonald House Can Tab Drive. The USS Charleston Recycling projects and the Overseas Coupon Project and The Adopt-A-Highway Project.
Lt. Commander Penny Wallace– USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following projects the Overseas Coupon Project, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Commander Debra Martin – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following projects the American Diabetes Association, American Red Cross Blood Drives, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Commander Kathryn Carlon – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support of the following projects the Adopt-A-Highway, American Red Cross Blood Drives, The Overseas Coupon Project, and Can tab drive for the Ronald McDonald House
Chief Petty Officer Larry Moss – USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support of the following projects the Adopt-A-Highway, American Red Cross Blood Drives, and Can tab drive for the Ronald McDonald House and the American Diabetes Association.
Lieutenant Commander Mark C. Easterbrook–USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following projects the Adopt-A-Highway, and the American Diabetes Association.
Lieutenant Commander James Graham-USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support in 1998 and 1999 of the following projects the Adopt-A-Highway, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Nestor Rosaldo–USS Charleston NCC-71813 – Your continual support of the following projects: the Adopt-A-Highway, and the American Diabetes Association Events
Commander Linda Steelman - USS MAAT - : for outstanding dedication, excellence work and participation with the WHRO/PBS and Overseas Coupon Programs.
Commander Julianne Tanski - USS MAAT - Coordinator for the MAAT's SPCA Program. She is also responsible for organizing all participation for the program and making verbal status report at the chapter's monthly meetings.
Lieutenant Karen Donnelly - USS Athena – She has served as the Athena guiding light for many of their charity accomplishments. These charities include the Julien Fleming Fund ,Working with local businesses to provide auction items for Shore Leave, Farpoint and Novacon, which raised money for their charities (Julien Fleming Fund, MPT Hospital, Easter Seals) . She has spearheaded the effort to collect new and used clothes for the area foster kidsShe has worked with the Embry Rucker and a Homeless Shelter (part of Reston Interfaith) to donate the toiletry items
Commander Edith Padgett–USS Charleston - For exemplary service and excellent attitude to STARFLEET Region One, your chapter and your community.
Commander Ray Goodman –USS Jamestown - For exemplary service and excellent attitude to STARFLEET Region One, your chapter and your community.
Lieutenant Aileen Logan –USS Jurassic - For exemplary service and excellent attitude to STARFLEET Region One, your chapter and your community.
Colonel Kimberly Brooks-USS NORMANDY NCC-36000 - For collecting canned goods for the Food Bank and donates time to the Tennessee Department of Children Services and Bosom Buddies which benefits Cancer Research
2nd Lt. Matt Brooks -USS NORMANDY NCC-36000 - For collecting canned goods for the Food Bank and donates time to the Tennessee Department of Children Services and Bosom Buddies which benefits Cancer Research
Gunnery Sergeant Morgan Kirby-USS NORMANDY NCC-36000 - For collecting canned goods for the Food Bank and donates time to the Tennessee Department of Children Services and Bosom Buddies which benefits Cancer Research
Lt. Commander Gary Hollifield- USS Carolina - because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities
Colonel John Kane- USS Reprisal - because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities.
Commander Susan Mahaffey-USS Carolina -because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities
Fleet Captain David James - USS Carolina - because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities
CPO Brian Tannous - USS Carolina - because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities.
CPO Sam Christy - USS Carolina - because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities
Commander Deborah Butcher- USS Carolina - for her constantly outstanding performance in helping with the USS Carolina's ongoing support of the MDA.
Major Julie Cook - USS Carolina - her constantly outstanding performance in helping with the USS Carolina's ongoing support of the MDA.
1st LT Howard Knapp - USS Carolina -because of his work this year with the USS Carolina in helping the MDA in their ongoing charities
RAdm Susan Bolick - USS Alaric - 210101-For putting in over 80 hrs for the Red Cross including teaching classes, putting on programs about car seats safety etc. She has been doing these programs for several years.
Lt Convert Nelson– USS Dominator- for outstanding work with both the OCP and ADA
Ensign Tina Godley – USS Dominator - for outstanding work with both the OCP and ADA
FCapt. Carl Lewis – USS Dominator- for outstanding work with both the OCP and ADA
Cmdr. Debbie Ham – USS Hornet – For outstanding work with OCP, Food Bank, ARC, and Soup Label Drive.
Sharon Russell- USS Jurassic -For donating her own time and money to make two full size afghans to be raffled off. All the money earned was donated to two charities: St. Joseph's Children's Indian School, and North Shore Animal League. She also made prizes for those that participated in the raffle. Sharon exemplary actions make her an asset to STARFLEET Region One.
Comm. Victor Swindell – USS Charleston – For repeatedly participating with the following chapter projects, Adopt-A-Highway, The Ronald McDonald House, The Low Country Food Bank, the Stampede, and the Overseas Coupon Project.
Capt. Debra Martin – USS Charleston– For repeatedly participating with the following chapter projects, Adopt-A-Highway, The Ronald McDonald House, The Low Country Food Bank, MS Walk-A-Thon and the ADA Tour-de-Cure.
SP/1. Dina Barron – USS Charleston – For repeatedly participating with the following chapter projects, The Ronald McDonald House, MS Walk-A-Thon and the ADA Tour-de-Cure.
Cmdr. Mark Easterbrook – USS Charleston – For repeatedly participating with the following chapter projects, Adopt-A-Highway, The Low Country Food Bank, and the Overseas Coupon Project.
SP/1 Denise Wolff – USS Charleston -For repeatedly participating with the following chapter projects, Adopt-A-Highway, The Ronald McDonald House, The Low Country Food Bank, and the Overseas Coupon Project.
Cmdr. Beth Wingo – USS Charleston -For repeatedly participating with the Overseas Coupon Project as a long distance member. She has given over $2602.01 in coupons.
Cmdr. Penny Wallace – USS Charleston -For repeatedly participating with the Overseas Coupon Project
SCPO Larry Moss – USS Charleston -For repeated participating with the chapter quarterly Adopt-A-Highway Project .
Cmdr Barbara Slater – USS Charleston -For repeated participating with the chapter quarterly Adopt-A-Highway Project
Commodore Cynthia Walter – USS Asgard – This officer has repeatedly demonstrated extreme dedication, volunteerism and involvement as a Starship crewmember and member of STARFLEET Region One.
Captain Gregory Franklin – USS Reprisal - has performed many acts of generosity to his fellow man. He has been instrumental in the chapter’s OCP drive, canned food drive, and Toys-for-Tots Program. He started a coat drive of the needy in the Kingsport area. He also voluntarily gives a CPR course for both the community and the crew.
Ensign Gay Blair – USS Reprisal - has been an inspiration to her crewmates by the following actions:helping tp collect and donate 5 coats to the clothing drive held for the needy, participating in the Toy-for-Tots program by collecting and donating toys, the OCP, collecting and donating school supplies for needy children, donating her time to the needy in her community.
1st Lieutenant Dennis Relyea – USS Reprisal - has been an inspiration to his crewmates by the following actions:helping tp collect and donate 2 coats to the clothing drive held for the needy, participating in the Toy-for-Tots program by collecting and donating toys, the OCP, collecting and donating school supplies for needy children, donating her time to the needy in his community.
Linda Steelman – USS Maat - for Tireless dedication and commitments as WHRO volunteer coordinator, OCP coordinator, SCPA, food drive and many more things.
Cmdr. Adelyn Upp – USS Asgard - for hard work and dedication to the many charity functions of the USS Asgard including the Operation Feed Project, MS Walk-A-Thon, United Nations Association International Festival, and Toys-for-Tots.
Lt. Cmdr Susan Goodwin– Shuttle Albemarle - for her hard word and dedication as the Shuttle Albemarle OPC director.
Ensign Minnie Chappell – Shuttle Albemarle - for the hard word and dedication to the many charity functions of the shuttle including Open Door Food Bank and the OCP.
Cmdr Eric J Davis – USS Asgard - participated in a local television station's food drive, and he helped collect food and pack it. Also participated in the Toys-for-Toys drive and donated clothing to a local charity. He also participated in the MS Walk-a-Thon.
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Browne – USS Questar - Colonel Browne donated school supplies for the Operation Eagle Project, and was active in the Chapter's "Adopt a Whale" project, and a local nature observatory. He also donated food to a local charity and participated in the Toys-for-Tots campaign with over $100 in toys.
Commander Debbie Ham – USS Hornet - Cmdr Ham is a contributor to the local food bank, a blood donor to the Red Cross, and has participated in Samaritan's Purse Shoebox campaign, Starfleet stampede, and the OCP.
Commander Julianna Tanski – USS Maat - Cmdr Tanski is the Maat's SPCA coordinator, and she also participates in the following activities: Senior Services of SE Virginia, the local food bank, aluminum can collections, the Chapter's Casino Night, Starfleet Stampede, and the OCP.
Captain Mary Ann Winsley – USS Jamestown - Capt Winsley donated her time and goods to the following charities: Virginia Air and Space Center, American Red Cross Blood Drive, the OCP, the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, March of Dimes, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and a battered woman's shelter.
Commander Pamela Bryant – USS Columbus - Cmdr Bryant is the coordinator of the Chapter's food drive, and she organized and led the Talaxian cook off to raise more funds for the food drive.
Commodore Cynthia Walter - USS Asgard - has done several charity functions in 2002. She walked in the Light the Night for Sight Walk-a-thon, she has donated blood for the last two years and has obtained coupons from her fellow employees to send to the Operation Coupon Project.
Commander Adelyn Upp - USS Asgard - has been active in 2002 with several charities. She has collected coupons from fellow workers for the Operation Coupon Project and toys for the Toys For Tots Campaign. She assisted in registration at the MS Walk-a-thon and volunteered at Okterberfest in German Village.
Major John Upp - USS Asgard - has participated in many charities activities in 2002. He volunteered at the Okterberfest in German Village. He has donated item for Toys For Tots Campaign. He worked security for the MS Walk-a-thon and March of Dimes. He has done many of these activities while recovering from an on going medical problem.
Colonel Kathlene Harper - USS Asgard - has co-chaired with Lt. Commander Stephenson the Trek Put and Trek Bowl projects. She has assisted the last three years with the Toys For Tots Campaign. She worked at the information table at the MS Walk-a-thon. She has volunteered at the March of Dimes marathon and works on the local food drive.
Fleet Captain Gregory Franklin – USS Reprisal - has been heavily involved in various community service projects. He served as chairman of the charities committee, gave over 70 hours of CPR instruction, sponsored the Reprisal's Food bank project, work with the Toys-for-Tots campaign. He participated in operation shoebox.
Captain Melinda Harper - USS Asgard -has worked on several committees to organize charity activities. She assisted with the planning of Trek Bowl. She went to Studio 35 Movie Theater to collect donations for Toys For Tots. She Has worked at the United Nations International Festival. She finds time to do this while she works part-time and is a full time student at Ohio State University.
Lt. Commander Chris Stephenson - USS Asgard - is a fine officer. He does his duties our newsletter editor but has found the time to put together two fund raisers. The first fund raiser was Trek Put a minature golf tournament where proceeds went to Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation. Then in the fall he put together Trek Bowl where the proceeds went to Toys For Tots. Both fund raisers were successful.
Commander J. Eric Davis - USS Asgard - has organized a volunteer effort of collecting winter clothing. He has collected winter coats, gloves, hats, long underwear, socks, blankets and boots for adults and children for the last three years. They are donated to a local church for distribution to those who have no warm winter clothes.
LTC Dennis Relyea - USS Reprisal - has been involved with the following charities: Helping Hearts donating winter clothing to needy children, donating school supplies to needy children, participating in the Toys-for-Tots program, and in Operation Christmas child were small toys and candy are placed in a shoebox for deserving children.
Capt. Thomas B. Heffner - USS Gallifrey - His efforts for community services and charities have been numerous, he can not do enough to help others in need, whether they be the poor community children, homeless families, children hospitals, nursin' home residents, or even givin' lectures, re-enactments, or shows at schools. (210403)
Cmdr Amy J. Heffner - USS Gallifrey - the many community services she has donated her time and skills to. She has done such work as makin' and donatin' food to community centers, parties, and the homeless, helpin' out with Bible Study Programs in the community, and organizin' fund raisers for various Gallifrey supported charities.(210403)
SCPO Betty J. Heffner - USS Gallifrey - her many sacrifices made in the name of her community and those within who have found themselves in need and less fortunate.She works with the many community centers, pet shops, shelters, animal concerned organizations. She has also rendered assistance to the many families and under-priviledged children she has helped over the years.(210403)
Capt. Gary Hollifield, Jr.- Shuttle Hell's Fury - His efforts for community services and charities have been numerous. Most notably has been his assistance to the MDA, Habitat for Humanity, helping at the Senior Activity Senior, helping Meals on Wheels, helping a canned food drive, and many other. This officer serves as a major asset of STARFLEET Region One and demonstrates the best traditions of STARFLEET.(210403)
Capt J. Eric Davis .- USS Asgard - For all the dedication and excellence in volunteerism that you have performed for your chapter, your community and in the Region for the year of 2003. You have demonstrated the highest ideals of Trek Fandom and the best traditions of STARFLEET and are a asset to the ‘First Fleet’
Cadet Sarah Heffner .- USS Gallifrey - For all the dedication and excellence in volunteerism that you have performed for your chapter, your community and in the Region for the year of 2003. You have demonstrated the highest ideals of Trek Fandom and the best traditions of STARFLEET and are a asset to the ‘First Fleet’
Cmdr Jill Tipton - USS Jurassic - For all the dedication and excellence in volunteerism that you have performed for your chapter, your community and in the Region for the year of 2003. You have demonstrated the highest ideals of Trek Fandom and the best traditions of STARFLEET and are a asset to the ‘First Fleet’
Capt Robert Woods .- Ronald E. McNair - For all the dedication and excellence in volunteerism that you have performed for your chapter, your community and in the Region for the year of 2003. You have demonstrated the highest ideals of Trek Fandom and the best traditions of STARFLEET and are a asset to the ‘First Fleet’
Capt Jennifer Kelly .- Ronald E. McNair - Jennifer has always supported the OCP program as well as the soda can pop tops for the Ronald McDonald House as well as raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and collected foods for the Harvest Hope Food Bank in Columbia SC (210502)
Lt j.g. Janice Schweikert.- Ronald E. McNair - Janice has been a member of the McNair since 1998. She has worked tirelessly in her efforts for the Easter Seals Buck- a-Cup program as well as bringing coupons to the McNair meetings in support of the OCP program as well as soda can pop tops for the Ronald McDonald House(210502)
Rear Admiral Roger H. Scritchfield - USS OHIO - VAdm. Scritchfield answered phones at the local PBS station’s telethons. He helped the community by saving can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in Cleveland, OH. He’s a member of Skywarn and ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services), through which he helped report severe weather and helped with other emergencies through radio communications. He also used his radio communications to help in community parades, marathons and bike rallies as a radio operator. He helped give amateur radio tests to the community as a Volunteer Examiner. He collected the coupons we cut to send through the Overseas Coupon Project. If he’s asked to help with something he’s right there to help. (210502)
Captain Janice Graham - USS Renegade - Janice Has worked very hard with the Overseas Coupon Project. She also has worked d with the local IFT chapter here in Youngstown raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as well as the other fund raisers and charity events. She is always ready and willing to lend a hand with any project that comes along.
Commander Brandy Hallman - Shuttle Darkstar - for donations and contributions made to victims of the 2005 Gulf hurricane victims. (210510)
RADM Victor Swindell - Shuttle Darkstar - for donations and contributions made to victims of the 2005 Gulf hurricane victims. (210510)
Capt Walter Ewing - USS INDIANA • NCC 79158 - for your care, compassion and volunteerism of the many charities and organizations that you support including the Boy Scouts of America, United States Corps of Chaplains, the American Red Cross and many others. (210511)
Adm Marlene Miller -USS Renegade -for taking part in Relay for Life walks, assisting local VFWs; sending 'care packages' to our military personnel in Iraq, and to sailors on the Carl Vinson; giving books to the Friends of the Library for book sales; and many other charities (210603)
CRM James E. Heffner -USS Gallifrey -constantly volunteered to help with each and every project over the last year, many of them being charity events or community service projects. He has never once failed in doing so or not completed the responsibilities to which he has requested. He has aided and assisted in various community services of his own free will while bringing with him great assets and ensuring an enjoyable time for all who attended or participated.(210603)
CAPT Frank Parker- USS Ronald E. McNair NCC-61809 -Frank helped with the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005 by helping set up an impromptu concert at a local coffee house. His assistance with the setting up of a recruting table that represented SFI, R1 as well as the McNair was part of our success with that endeavor. This year he is the point of contact for the McNair Christmas visit to the veterans in the nursing home at Dorn VA hospital.(210606)
ENS Ree Clark - Since Ree joined the McNair February 15, 2006 she took off running and assumed the Communications Officer position. Soon after she took and passed the OTS course. Ree collects coupons for the OCP Program. Ree also contributed to the success of the recruiting table that the McNair set up at Concarolinas 2006 .(210606)
CPO Larry Kirby- USS Ronald E. McNair - Larry is new to the world of SFI but he's jumped in whole heartedly and collected coupons for the OCP program as well as soda can pop tops which we give to the Ronald McDonald House. He donated a DVD, books, and toiletries to the McNair's VA visit to the veterans in the nursing home at Dorn VA hospital. He also serves as our liaison with a local Columba, SC scifi group Starzone as well as the Filking community. .(210606)
COMM Margaret Grumwell-USS Appomattox - For her invaluable service in helping her crew when needed for Transportation , for being extremely active in the OCP and many other charities, (210606)
CMDR Carolyn Peters - USS Hornet - For her donating of blood to Red Cross, going to Bilox, MS mission trip to assist Hurricane Katrina victims, OCP, and participation in Loaves and Fishes. (210704.21)
LT Janice Schweikert - USS Ronald E. McNair - For her crocheting and painting 63 ornaments, making Christmas cards and assiting with the Christmas visit the McNair makes to the Dorn VA Hospital here in Columbia, SC. (210704.21)
Captain Jeanne Wilson - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal Annual Charity Auction Committee Chairperson. Canvasses local businesses for donations for said chapter. (210712.07)
Kevin Creamer - USS Alaric - His enthusiasm in hosting meetings and helping to organize 2007 Alaricon Silver Anniversary,suggesting fun activities for meetings including educational presentations. (210712.21)
These members of the USS Appomattox were submitted for this award due to their donation of coupons for OCP that allowed the Appomattox to send a total of$263,535.89 to the military installation in Germany. (2007)
COMM John Sprouse, COMM Margaret Grunwell, FCAPT Meg Roach, CMDR Alan Provo,
LtCMDR Mike Edelson, LtCMDR Ann Redding, Lt j.g. Sharon Jennings, Cadet 3rd class Sarah Provo
Cadet Carolyn Smith of the USS Hornet donating 19" of her hair to the locks of love program, that makes wigs for people suffering from cancer. (2007)
Marlene Miller of the USS Renegade for placing flags on veterans graves and planting flowers at Lake Park Cemetary.(210809)
Ensign Susan Cecil - USS Commonwealth - During the 2009 ice storm that hit the county of Madison, city of Richmond, KY that downed power lines and caused a massive power outage to said community, Ensign Susan Cecil took on the task of contacting her neighbors to see if they had alternative heating methods in place and was prepared to render assistance and get them heat. She was also able to convince a neighbor who was on oyxgen to leave her home and seek shelter with a friend until the power could be turned back on. (210903.15)
Ensign Ingrid Price - USS Columbus - Collection of soda cans for recycling, yogurt lids for breast cancer and collecting items for boxes being sent overseas to service members as well as her assistance with a school supply drive and for locating books to be given to a preschool.
Fleet Captain Susan Mahaffey - USS Star Runner NCC-74222 - Sends monthly care packages to soldier's overseas as well as sending weekly letters to deployed service members. Volunteers for Toys For Tots events, Make A Wish Foundation fund raising events. Volunteered at a USO event in Charlotte, NC. (210904.06)
Rear Admiral Deborah Butcher - USS Star Runner NCC-74222- Asssiting with the collection of items for care packages sent overseas to deployed service members, and the collection of items for two children to receive Christmas presents. (210904.06)
Commodore Kristine Keller-Williams - USS Arizona NCC-71839- Kris has directed the Adopt A Family for the Arizona for the last 6 or 7 years now. She has collected contributions from the Cleveland Indians, Browns, K-Mart, Wal Mart and numerous other contributors. Kris has contributed her own time and money to picking up and delivering toys and other things. (210904.06)
SCPO Larry Kirby - USS Ronald E. McNair - Donating $1000.00 in coupons for OCP, postage stamps for Stampede,soda can pop tops for Ronald McDonald House toiletries and small gifts for veterans at the Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia, SC.(200904.13)
LtCmdr Chitiaka Henry - USS Ronald E. McNair - baking and helping out at the two bakes sales the McNair held at the Dorn VA Hospital with the hospita's high school volunteers. Helping with packing and delivering of the gift bags for all the veterans at the Dorn VA Hospital. Saving box tops for education and giving them to a school in Sumter, SC (200904.13)
CPO Michael Henry - USS Ronald E. McNair - helping with the packing and delivering of gift bags to all the veterans at the Dorn VA Hospital. Driving McNair members to two away missions.(20904.13)
LtCmdr Janice Schweikert - USS Ronald E. McNair - donations of coupons for OCP, postage stamps for Stampede, baking for the two bake sales held at the Dorn VA hospital, donation of magazines to the VA hospital.(200904.13)
Lt Beverly Munib - USS Ronald E. McNair - baking and assisting with the two bake sales at the Dorn VA Hospital. coupons for OCP (200904.12)
Brigadier Rey Cordero - USS Liberator - Participation every year with Toys for Tots program of the US Marine Corps Reserve, collected multiple toys for children and donating them to the program. Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. (200905.16)
Admiral Sherry Anne Newell - USS Renegade NCC-2547 - Stamps for Stampede, coupons for OCP, Campbell's labels for Education, Box Tops for Education, soda can pop tops for RMH, preparing a hot meal for 250 hungry and needy people, gathered donations for fal humane society garage sale. (200910.23)
Lt. Annette S. Wood - USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - Coupons for OCP. Heart Walk 2009 held in Cleveland Ohio. (200910.25)
Captain Nancy Hall- USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - Coupons for OCP. (200910.25)
PO1 Tracie Stehno - USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - Coupons for OCP. Heart Walk 2009 held in Cleveland Ohio. (200910.25)
Captain Sharon Russell - USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - 40 Campbell's labels for education and 28 Boxtops for Education. (200910.15)
Lt jg Dot Silman - USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - knitting or crochetingJurassic's afghan project. (200910.25)
John Kane - USS Hornet - For his participation in Charlotte Walk for Wishes, Cure Search walk to Conquer Cancer and the Step out walk to fight Diabetes 2009. (201002.19)
Kathy Van Arsdale - USS Endeavor NCC-72709 - Volunteering on a weekly basis at the Grove Christian Outreach Center's bread ministry.
John Sprouse - USS Appomattox - Volunteering at the Lynchburg Humane Society (201005.01)
Brigadier Rey Cordero - USS Liberator - Food drive for Columbus food pantry. (201005.01)
Alicia Cordero - USS Liberator - donating 14" of her hair to cancer drive. (201005.01)
Rear Admiral John Sprouse - USS Appomattox - Taking care of the Lynchburg Humane Society cats, participation in Cystic Fibrosis Strides for Life 8 May 2010, monitored inflatables at MDA Carnival 5 Sept 2010, attended USS Jamestown's
casino night 24 2010. (201105.14)
Commander Michael Mann - USS Star League - Exemplary service in donating his time to teach CPR and First Aid classes (approx 200 hrs) (201005.14)
Margaret Grunwell - USS Appomattox - Even after suffering the loss of her other parent within a year of the first, Margaret still attended the meetings and participated in activities when her health would allow. She is willing to help crew mates get to the meetings, trips to official agencies and grocery runs. When another crewmate lost the use of their vehicle, she lent her second vehicle to them until theirs was repaired. Even though the coupons didn't get sent this past year due to her health and personal issues, in an avalanche of coupons she still worked hundreds of hours trying to get them out. She attended the Region One Summit in May and the USS Jamestown's annual Casino Night in Sept. Supported the chapter's efforts for the Cystic Fibrosis' Strides for Life in May and the MDA Carnival on Labor Day.(201105.14)
Jeremy Warneke, Erik Stovall, Sandy Stocks, Kari & Ron Novak, John Hoppa, Janice Graham, Alan Cole, Linda Barr and Lisa Marie Eckenrode - USS Renegade - Helping collect food and monetary donations throughout 2011 for the Second Harvest Food Bank in Mahoning County Ohio. (201205.19)
Dot Silman - USS Jurassic - For her crocheting baby booties and blankets that are donated to the Children's Hospital and Pregnancy Center in Brown County.(201205.19)
J. Eric Davis - USS Lagrange - Collects and mails yogurt pink labels from club members, family and people he works with. Collects scrap metal and recycles it, using the cash to purchase toys for Fire Fighters for Kids. (201305.04)
Barbara Laricsy - USS Ronald E McNair - Takes disabled members to their appts, shopping for food, weight watchers as well as bringing them to monthly chapter meetings and regional activities. saves yogurt lids for cancer, box tops for education. Donated 700 of her practice bowling games to the local Augusta, Ga Wounded Warriors group in 2012 (201305.04)
Denise James - USS Ronald E McNair - She was of great assistance to chapter counselor during the terminal illness of her brother. Denise mad time to assist in taking Barbara Lariscy's brother to dr appts and assisted in lifting and moving him (211305.04)
Michelle De Loach - USS Star League - Assists displaced families and those in need that she hears about. (201305.04)
Carnell & Peggy Eubanks - USS Star League - As part of a husband and wife team donated a portrait and general photography services for the local chapter of the Children's Brain Tumor Association; Carley's Rays of Hope, USSSA's Brain Tumor Foundation for children. Participated and sponsored in chapter food drives (201305.04)
Karlene Lewallen - USS Lagrange - Working Food bank tables throughout the year. Totaling 77 hours
Manned table at Northampton Ohio Family Fun Day, DeBord Akron Community Halloween Party and participated in five parades. (201305.04)
Captain Ralph Brigham - USS Jurassic - Since 1983, involvement in Cave Rescue through the National Cave Rescue Commission of the National Speleological Society. Participation in CERT, ARES and SKYWARN activities(201306.22)
FCaptain Mary Holden - USS Star League - For her continued support of all Star League food drives for Golden Harvest Food Banks and annual gift wrap for charity.(201405.17)
FCaptain Jana Sandarg - USS Star League - For her continued support of all Star League food drives for Golden Harvest Food Banks and annual gift wrap for charity.(201405.17)
FCaptain David Holden - USS Star League - For his continued support of all Star League food drives for Golden Harvest Food Banks and annual gift wrap for charity.(201405.17)
Ensign Tamara Smith - USS Star League -For her continued support of all Star League food drives for Golden Harvest Food
Banks and annual gift wrap for charity.(201405.17)
FCapt DJ Powers - USS Ronald E. McNair - assisting with laying wreaths at the Ft Jackson veterans cemetery December (201405.17)
P01 Vannah Swint - USS Indiana - donated 13 inches of her hair and organized a locks of love donation event held during halftime of a school sporting event. (201406.05)
Doug Prices - USS Columbus - Doug has been a huge asset to the Columbus since his joining, he stepped right in and help collect toys for our annual toy drive. He stood outside the library along with me to collect donations for the Fire Fighters for Kids drive in the rain and cold this past season. He volunteered at the Columbus International Festival at
our education booth. He has donated his time doing magic tricks at several different events to raise funds for the Mid Ohio Food Bank. (201408.09)
Tipton - USS Jurassic - spent 1072 hours in the volunteer and Pastoral office at the Johnson
City Medical Center in Johnson Center, TN. In addition, she spent some of the
time knitting baby blankets, scarves, preemie hats too for the hospital.(201605.14)
Region One Commendation
Fleet Captain Richard Hewitt- USS JAMESTOWN - for meritorious command of the USS JAMESTOWN for 2 tours (4 years) and in such, performing with excellence; work and contributions to said command at times above and beyond the call of duty.
Captain John Winsley- USS JAMESTOWN - for meritorious service as Executive Officer of the USS JAMESTOWN for 2 tours and in such, performing with excellence; work and contributions to said command at times above and beyond the call of duty.
Commander Greg Franklin- USS REPRISAL- for hard work and valued dedication in working as part of R1 Awards Program development team.
Capt. Kenneth Yarbourgh of the USS Aeon-Excellence of duty in organizing "Meet the VRC" luncheon for SFR01 chapters in Western Tennessee and Kentucky.
Cmdr. William Woods of the USS Jamestown- Services as a crewmember, Chief Engineer, 3rd Officer and Executive Officer .
Lt.JG Alleen Logan of the USS Jurassic - Excellence of duty and volunteerism as Chief of Communications and crewmember.
FCapt. Victor Swindell USS Charleston–NCC-71813 For excellence of duty and volunteerism in serving Region 01 and STARFLEET in a positive way. These include two regional citations for serving the region.
Commander David Phelps-USS Columbia -for exceptional service as Columbia's OPS Officer, to wit: Last minute assembling of a door security detail for the Fall 1998 Vulkon. Acting as head of security for the Mid-Ohio Con. Hosting both the Columbia's Christmas Party/Gift Exchange and Chapter 1998 New Year'sEveParty.
WO2 Rudy Rothemund USS Columbia-for exceptional service as Columbia's Computer OPS Chief in 1998, to wit: Creation and maintenance of Columbia's web site. Hosting numerous premiere parties during live satellite feeds of key sci-fi/Star Trek movies and season premieres/finales. Actions as ship's defacto diplomatic liaison officer with the Klingon Assault Group at the yearly Dover Peace Conference.
Commander Susan Mahaffey- USS Carolina- for her outstanding service during the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon here in Greenville, SC. Susan contributed a total of 16 hours on Sept 3,4th 2000. Because of the efforts of Cmdr Mahaffey the local chapter of the MDA was able to raise over 300,000 dollars that weekend.
1st LT Howard Knapp- USS Carolina-for his outstanding service during the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon here in Greenville, SC. Howard contributed a total of 16 hours on Sept 3,4th 2000. Because of the efforts of Lt. Knapp the local chapter of the MDA was able to raise over 300,000 dollars that weekend.
Colonel John Kane-USS Reprisal-for his outstanding service during the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon here in Greenville, SC. Kiwi, contributed a total of 16 hours on Sept 3,4th 2000. Driving to join the officers and crew of the USS Carolina from Charlotte NC. Because of the efforts of Colonel Kane the local chapter of the MDA was able to raise over $300,000 that weekend.
Fleet Captain David James- USS Carolina - for his outstanding work during the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. Not only did he give of his time and energy he gave 16 hours total to this effort going above and beyond the call of duty. Serving a total of 16 hours Sunday, and Monday Sept 3,4.
Major Julie Cook –USS Carolina-because of her performance and outstanding performance during the MDA Labor Day Telethon. Major Cook not only assisted with answering the phones and other duties as required she also was instrumental in helping to coordinate with the local MDA. While also keeping up with two small children Major Cook, but in a total of 16 hours in helping with the charity event, going above and beyond the call of duty.
Ken Evans- USS Vindicator -efforts fostering cooperation and friendship and for creating a positive environment and for the enrichment of the members and chapters within the North Carolina/South Carolina section. He has worked over 2 years on comprehensive manual of chess, including multidimensional chess and has been requested to send the manual to multiple people in multiple chapters and multiple regions.
Matt Myers – USS Hawkeye -in recognition of efforts fostering cooperation and friendship and for creating a positive environment and for the enrichment of the members and chapters within the North Carolina/South Carolina section.
Lt. Cmdr Pamela Bryant – USS Columbus– for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and her service during the year 2000.
Lt. Cmdr J. Eric Davis –USS Asgard– for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and his service during the year 2000.
Cmdr Charles Via USS Tristar –Medical RDC– For exemplary service to STARFLEET Region One as the RDC of Medical Cmdr. Via efforts and dedication to the position serves as an example to his fellow officers.
Cmdr. Barb Buffington – USS Ohio-For the tremendous assistance and hard work that she rendered to the USS Jurassic during their Amateur Radio Field Day.
1st Lt. Dennis Relyea – USS Reprisal-Dennis has been involved in ALL of the activities that the Reprisal has participated in. He is quick to assist those in need, to lend emotional support, and to bring spirit to STARFLEET. He has performed his post with amazing resilience and dedication, having reported to two RDC's without fail. He has built several props for Chapter functions and in very active in this section of Region One. He goes that extra mile for his extended Fleet family.
CPO Tonya Upchurch –USS Reprisal-Tonya has been a real asset to our chapter and the Region by caring for Reprisal members and other members in the region. She took it upon herself to assemble a med kit and bringing it to every function. She is administered to may Reprisal members. Tonya is very steadfast i her resolve to help those in need. She has also participated in various charity causes such as Toys-for-Tots, and donating her time to care and visit with others in nursing homes.
FCAPT John Winsley – USS Jamestown– for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and his outstanding service to his chapter during the year 2001.
COMM William J. Herrmann - USS Rutledge - For exemplary service and character in rendering comfort, aid and compassion to motorist involved in a traffic accident.
CPO Patti Herrmann - USS Rutledge - For exemplary service and character in rendering comfort, aid and compassion to motorist involved in a traffic accident.
Lieutenant Dee Dee Leek - Shuttle Kingfisher - For exemplary service in serving as Ship’s Counselor and your diligence as an officer in aiding in the development of your chapter.
Captain Charlie Hess- USS Reprisal - For exemplary service, participation, dedication and leadership as a member and officer aboard your ship. You have earned the admiration and respect of your Commanding Officer and your crew as a extremely capable Executive Officer and a credit to STARFLEET Region One and STARFLEET.
CPO Amy E. Heffner USS Galifrey - For exemplary service, participation, dedication and leadership as a member and officer aboard your ship. You have earned the admiration and respect of your Commanding Officer and your crew as a extremely capable Ship's Counselor and a credit to STARFLEET Region One and STARFLEET.
LTC Dennis Relyea -Ferengi Ambassador-USS Questar- For exemplary service, participation, dedication as member of the Region One Alien Ambassador Corp as the Ferengi Ambassador You are a credit to STARFLEET Region One and STARFLEET.
Commander Jeff Davis - USS Questar – for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and service during the year 2002.
Colonel Jason Schreck - USS Jamestown– for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and service during the year 2002.
Commander Sharon Russell - USS Jurassic– for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and service during the year 2002.
Commodore Tammy Willcox - USS Maat – for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and service during the year 2002.
Captain Edith Padgett - USS Charleston – for exemplary dedication and service to STARFLEET Region One and service during the year 2002.
SMAJ Bill Rowlette - USS Nightstalker - XO of the Nightstalker, restarted the newsletter, started a reading club and taken numerous SFA and SFMC courses. (210709.18)
Vice Admiral Victor Swindell - USS Charleston - For Service to STARFLEET Region One above and beyond the call of duty and for
demonstrating outstanding leadership in their sector. (210710.14)
Captain James Cecil - USS Nightstalker NCC-74915 - Been with fleet seven years. For his hard work and long hours putting their first newsletter together. Keeps officers and crew informed on everyday ship's duty and as Security Officer he also infoems us of PC viruses and what we can do to solve them. (210711.14)
1 Lt. James Stewart - USS Nightstalker NCC-74915 - For his hard work and long hours in setting up our very first website.(210711.14)
Jeff Davis, Walter Ewing and Michael Kent of the USS Indiana and Dennis Rayburn and Jill Rayburn of the Nikola Tesla For sponsoring and sending 2 CAP cadets to the aviation camp at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky (Oct2008)
Fleet Captain Carl Davis - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal Chief Security Officer. Presents a Team Building program once a year. Secured entertainment for the Heimdal's 2008 24th anniversary party and paid for their dinner. Organizes and sponsors Heimdal's Phaser Simulation (paintball). Member of Heimdal's Space Camp Committee. Sends reports to R1RDC Security, submits articles for the Heimdal newsletter. Donates annually to chapter's Salvation Army Food Pantry donation.(210801.05)
Commodore Glenda Blanks - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal's Communications Chief. Attended R1 summit, judged R1 best fanzine annual award, edits chapter's newsletter, member of chapter Space Camp Committee, oversees sales of chapter's cookbook, recognizes Communications dept members with awards.(210801.05)
Fleet Captain Jeanne Wilson - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal's assistant chief medical officer. chair of Heimdal auction committee,sponsor of Heimdal's Christmas raffle (219801.05)
Lt jg Christopher Allen - USS Commonwealth - Quartermaster for the Commonwealth who set up a cafe press site that features various items with Commonwealth logo to generate operating funds for which the chapter can use for any charity the chapter chooses to support. (210903.15)
Fleet Captain Carl Davis - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal Chief Security Officer. Presents a Team Building program once a year. Secured entertainment for the Heimdal's 2008 24th anniversary party and paid for their dinner. Organizes and sponsors Heimdal's Phaser Simulation (paintball). Member of Heimdal's Space Camp Committee. Sends reports to R1RDC Security, submits articles for the Heimdal newsletter. Donates annually to chapter's Salvation Army Food Pantry donation. (210905.16)
Commodore Glenda Blanks - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Heimdal's Communications Chief. Attended R1 summit, judged R1 best fanzine annual award, edits chapter's newsletter, member of chapter Space Camp Committee, oversees sales of chapter's cookbook, recognizes Communications dept members with awards. (210905.16)
Brigadier Rey Cordero - USS Liberator - Rey has volunteered of his time with Habitat for Humanity in the Columbus, Ohio area. He helped with the building of 8 homes sponsored by his employer.(210905.16)
Fleet Captain Linda Leonardy - USS Endeavor NCC- 72709 - Linda has been an active member of Starfleet's First Fleet since November 09, 1994. While on the Endeavor, she has gone above and beyond what I have expected of her as my XO. (210910.16)
Commodore Meg Roach - USS Appomattox NCC-75001 - Meg is a strong supporter of the Appomattox. It was through her efforts that members interested were taught CPR. Meg with the assistance of the cadet corps decorates the room for special meetings, runs some of the meetings and participates in our activities/events. She participates in the bake sale at Hollywood Video, manned the recruiting table at the Star Trek movie (2009) in uniform, attended the 2009 Region One Summit and went to various panels. She assisted in manning an inflatable at the Labor Dat MDA Carnival. (211005.01)
Fleet Captain Jeanne Wilson -USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Co chair of Heimdal's Auction committee fifth year in a row. Serving as assistant CMO. Contributions to the Heimdal's newsletter and her participation in Heimdal activities.(211005.01)
Commodore Glenda Blanks - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - For her service as Heimdal's Chief of Communications and the handling of public relations as well as her participation in heimdal activities. her work on the Heimdal Cahrity Auction and her work on various committees. (211005.01)
Vice Admiral Kenny Proehl - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - For his service as the Heimdal's XO since 1982. For all activities and fundraisers he has planned and taken part in such as the Belk Charity Fundraiser, Food Lion Lion's Share program. (211005.01)
Fleet Captain Carl Davis - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - For his service as Heimdal Chief of Security and reporting to the R1 RDC Security. 19 years of service as a mamber of SFI and the Heimdal. For all the various jobs and roles as well as committees he's been a member of and the various programs he as presented to the Heimdal crew. (211005.01)
Ron Novak - USS Renegade - participated in annual forgotten heroes program November 15, 2009. Civil War, WWI and WWII vets honored. Ron spoke on WWI veterans. (21005.01)
Fleet Captain James & Ltjg Susan Cecil - USS Commonwealth -On October 2, 2010 James Cecil and his wife Susan Cecil noticed a 2 year old white terrier mix dog roaming the street of Letcher Avenue in which they live on. Fleet Captain Cecil picked up a spare leash and successfully got the little white terrier to come over to him which he promptly hooked the leashed onto the dog's blue collar. Both James and Susan then took the dog to their local vet to see if the dog was micro-chipped which would enable the dog to be reunited with it's owners. Unfortunately the dog was not micro-chipped nor was he neutered and James and Susan had to end up calling the Madison County Animal Shelter to come pick up the dog. This did not stop them from seeking out the owner of the white terrier mix. James promptly designed a total of ten lost dog fliers and placed them thought the neighborhood in which both he and Susan lives in. It is their hope that the owner lives within their area and will see the fliers and contact the Madison County Animal Shelter or at least the owner will go to the animal shelter and pick up their pet.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Walker - USS Dakota - Daniel has been a driving force behind the scenes in the building and outfitting of the Marines the 173rd MSG that is attached to the Dakota. He has beeninstrumental in recruiting both Fleet and Marine members to the current number of 26 while still in shakedown. He positive attitude, fierce determinationand pride within his ship has made others of the Dakota want to strive as well.
Lt jg Gerald Silman and Dot Silman - USS Jurassic - The Silmans loaned their home, yard, boat for a weekend in June for the Jurassic annual radio field day. (201105.14)
Ensign Heather Grant and Ensign Joe Grant - USS Maquis - For their work with the Hike for our Heroes campaign. (201105.14)
2nd lt Brian Mullin - USS Maquis - For his efforts in helping the Maquis in the quest for completion of the Vessel Readiness Program by enrolling and passing over 50 SFA courses. (201105.14)
Lt jg Josh Laury - USS Maquis - For his compassion and hard work as second officer and counselor. (201105.14)
Fleet Captain Gary Davis - USS Maquis - For his active participation in design and implementation of graphics and material for articles to enhance the visibility and professional image of the USS Maquis. (201105.14)
Commander Aaron Himes - USS Maquis - For his relentless pursuit in hleping organize and aid in chapter activity and participation. For his dedication to the newsletter Badlands. (201005.14)
USS Maquis NCC-75630 - All members of the Maquis during the shakedown cruise from June 6, 2010 to commissioning on May 14, 2011. (201005.14)
Captain Carnell Eubanks and Captain Peggy Eubanks - USS Starleague - making badges, flyers, redesigning the ship's logos, pamphlets. Volunteering at Heartsong, Pet Trek and Golden Harvest Food Bank. (201005.14)
PO2 Tammy Smith - USS Starleague -Security at Siege of Atlanta, excellent meeting attendance, volunteer work assisting Molly's Militia, Borders gift wrapping and Pet Trek. (201005.14)
Vice Admiral Wade Larkin - USS Revelation - Wade has worked very hard on getting the RDC program out to the Region. He has promoted the various programs within the RDC program. Wade has been working with the RDCs giving advice and ideas to help make their programs better and active. Wade has also increase the reports he receives from his RDC heads. Wade has many plans for the RDC program and much hard work has been done with this program by him.
Lt. jg Eric Bowman - USS Bonaventure - Eric has performed the duties of Chief Engineer and Second Officer with distinction for many years. He routinely drives to members homes or picks up members to transport them to meetings, conventions or group trips when they are without transportation or halfway across the state. He has taken over the duties of communications by updating the emailing lists and sending out monthly event and meeting notices. Eric sets up and mans every Starfleet recruiting table that the Bonaventure hosts. He contributes his time, money and resources to all Bonaventure projects such as the can food drives, the bridge set project, and the 2009 Movie premiere. He's always there to help his friends and fellow Starfleet members with house hold moves, patching driveways or even a meal or a loan when times are hard. He reaches out and helps his fellows without regard for himself. He is the very model of a Starfleet Officer.(211105.14)
Christopher Allen - USS Commonwealth - For his hard work and dedication to bring to the crew of the USS Commonwealth items that the crew of the USS Commonwealth may purchase that bears the USS Commonwealth name for their own personal usage (211105.14)
Cadet Sgt, Caleb Nelson - USS Indiana NCC-79158 - In the ship's donation drive for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation on OCT 29th, 2011, SGT Nelson used his personal people skills to canvass his parents' workplaces to raise $140.00 for this annual ship's effort.(2011.14)
Ensign Mark Williams - USS Indiana NCC-79158 - In the ship's donation drive for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on Oct 29th, 2011 - ENS Williams used his contacts at work and among his Star Trek friends in town to raise $50.00 for this annual ship's effort.(2011.14)
Lt Brian Detamore - USS Indiana NCC-79157- For USS INDIANA's renewed foray into Charitable contributing , newly rejoined (then LT) Detamore did, using his own contacts in the community, secured $130.00 towards the Indianapolis Aviation Careers Education Camp in July 2011.And again, at the ship's donation drive for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on Oct 29th, 2011 - LCDR Detamore raised $200.00 for this annual Ship's Effort and outperformed everyone by walking 3.1 miles and finishing among the leaders in the Indy JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.
Rear Admiral Steve Harper - USS Columbus - this past Christmas season he spent 21 days at the Karl Road library branch collecting toys and cash donations for the Firefighters for kids toy drive. He stood outside the library for 3 hours no matter the weather. He also gave the information to people who may be in need of assistance from the fire fighters drive.(201112.28)
Darlene Harper - USS Columbus - For giving of time to judge the 2011 R1 Annual Awards and her service to R1 as the chairperson for the R1 Space Camp project for 2011 and her service as USS Columbus JAG Officer (201205.19)
Teresa Remaly - USS Pelileu - For giving of her time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
Roger Scritchfield - USS Arizona - For giving of his time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
Rey Cordero - USS Liberator - For giving of his time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
Valerie Rose - USS Indiana For giving of her time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
Charlie Hess - USS Revelation - For giving of his time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
Scott Gibson - USS Bonaventure - For giving of his time to judge the R1 2011 Annual Awards (201205.19)
USS Jurassic Science Dept - The hard work and service to SFI Region One as Science Dept of the USS Jurassic for 2011 (201205.12)
Nancy Hall - USS Jurassic - For her service as USS Jurassic CompOps Dept Chief for 2011 (2012.05.19)
Jeremy Warneke - USS Renegade - Jeremy helped collect food and monetary donations throughout 2011 for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning County. Jeremy is also in Boy Scouts of America and works on various projects to help the environment. (201205.19)
TJ Allen - Robert de Bruce - T jJ has always been a Johnny-on-the-spot with all of his chapter duties. He sets up the meetings for the chapter.(201305.04)
Peggy Eubanks - USS Star League - For her volunteerism outside the Star League. Service as yeoman to CO. Sens birthday ecards to Star League members. (201305.04)
Alex Averett - USS Star League - Provided a trailer for Star League float that was in Miss. Augusta Christmas parade. Assisted in the building of the float. Helped organize a ship's away mission to the Starship Farragut festival (201305.04)
Paul Dyl - USS Helen Pawlowski - honor guard 2013 summit (201305.16)
Ensign Andrea Matthews - USS Odin - For her marked distinction and being directly involved with projects improving her chapter and its members. As a new member she jumped directly into helping her crew with vibrant enthusiasm. Andrea and Captain Bergdorff began creating an all new membership package, and she has been paramount in the design and completion of the new materials thus far. (201306.23)
Captain Hooper - USS Odin - For his marked distinction and being directly involved with projects improving his chapter and its members. As a new transfer member Captain Hooper jumped directly into helping the crew with his experience in web design and SFI protocols. His skills in graphic design, web design, and overall Star Trek knowledge has helped extensively in the creation of new membership materials and bringing back the crew newsletter, again showing his dedication, and leadership prowess. (201306.23)
1st Lt Sam Phillips - USS Helen Pawlowski - 120th MSG for past year. Participated in all chapter activities. Headed up Toys for Tots holiday drive. Serves on chapter newsletter editing and layout team. (201312.13)
Ltjg Jessica Reynolds - USS Helen Pawlowski -Jessica has served as the Chief Support Services for the past year. Her hard work and dedication has been a great asset to the overall accomplishments of the chapter. She is also responsible for the purchasing and design of the chapter t-shirts, and assists with the editing for the chapter newsletter "The Guardian" and both the R1 RC newsletter and R1 newsletter. (201312.29)
Lt. James Nelson - USS Helen Pawlowski - James has served as the Chief Security Officer for the past year. His hard work and dedication has been a great asset to the overall accomplishments of the chapter. She is also responsible for the purchasing and design of the chapter t-shirts, and assists with the editing for the chapter newsletter "The Guardian" and both the R1 RC newsletter and R1 newsletter. (201312.29)
Lt Kattie Staples - USS Helen Pawlowski - Served as CSO past year. Completed OTS and OCC. Assisted with articles for newsletter. Assisted with editing chapter newsletter. (201312.29)
Cmdr Carol Dyl - USS Helen Pawlowski - Carol has served as the First Officer for the past 16 months. She also serves as the R1 RDC of Paranormal Sciences. Her hard work and dedication has been a great asset to the overall accomplishments of the chapter. She is also responsible for the purchasing and design of the chapter t-shirts, and assists with the editing for the chapter newsletter "The Guardian" and both the R1 RC newsletter and R1 newsletter. (201312.29)
Ltjg Ashley Walker - USS Helen Pawlowski - She has served as the Chief Communications Officer for one year. She oversees the editing and publication of the chapter's newsletter which won best R1 bi-monthly newsletter 2012. Ashley also serves as assistant editor for the R1 RC newsletter and the R1 newsletter. (201312.29)
Captain Carnell Eubanks - USS Star League - For assistance with designing logos for Barry Jackson, R1 newsletter editor and R2 chapter USS Victorious.
TJ Allen - USS Robert de Bruce - December 2013 TJ attended Klingon Feast in Daytona, Florida. He represented SFI, R1 and the Robert de Bruce at the Klingon Captain's call. He participated in "Story Cube", one of the Klingon games. He was a judge for one of many Klingon contests held that weekend.
LtCmdr Peter Hopkins - USS Heimdal - Chief engineering officer, attending meetings, serving on three committees, liaison between Heimdal and local schools to promote Heimdal Space Camp scholarship.
Carl Davis - USS Heimdal - Security chief, attending meetings, auctioneer for Heimdal auction, bagging and tagging of auction items.
FCaptain Mary Holden - USS Star League - organizing a Meet & Greet at local book store, personalized letters to potential members and participating in all of the year's (2013) charitable activities and recruiting events.
Vice Admiral James Herring - USS Missouri - For volunteering and giving of his time to serve as judge for Region One 2013 Annual Awards. (201404.09)
David Miller - USS Helen Pawlowski - 20 years SFI member. Serves as Chapter CMO. Supports chapter activities. Submits articles for newsletter. (201312.30)
Ensign Sean Patterson - USS Lagrange - organized our annual Akron Canton Regional Food Bank Bowl-a-thon. He gives his time and energy to organize this fund-raiser, which he also opens up to the public at the bowling alley that he manages
in Akron.In 2014, not only did Lagrange members bowl away the night, but a class
reunion group came back to the old neighborhood to join us.During that fun night, we had the online movie guys from the Phil and Erik
show broadcasting and interviewing the attendees. Also delicious snacks were provided by Sean's mother and pizza slices were sold to raise even more money.Door prizes and raffles and old horror movies added to the entertainment.Although the evening constituted only 5 volunteer hours for Sean, this is deceptive because he works on this all year long---sending out invitations
and selling raffle tickets. (201405.17)
Good Conduct Decoration 5+ years
Boyd, Erinn Kimberly
Cordero, Alicia Maria
Cordero, Timothy Allen
J. Eric Davis
Davis, Jeffrey A.
Davis, Ric J.
Dudley, Kelley W.
Dyl, Carol A
Eckenrode, Lisa Marie
Fikes, Elizabeth D
Gooch, Darryl T.
Harshaw, Joseph P.
Heise, Alexander Joel
Hollifield, Gary Jr
Joyner, Lori Ann
Knight, Anne B.
Knight, Rita Gray
Leavitt- Timko, Emily
Lopes, Antonio III
Miller, Mary Rose
Moss, Lawrence M.
Nelson, James E
Ragsdale, Karyn A.
Ramsey, Don L.
Romero, Michael A.
Romero, Ronald A.
Silman, Gerald C.
Stone, Lynn B.
Thane, John Mark
Timko, Michael John III
Timko, Michael IV
Torres, Robert A.
Tucker, Vicky Lynn
Van Arsdale, Eric
Wagner, Richard C.
Walker, Ashley R
Wood, Annette S.
Good Conduct Decoration 10+ Years
Barnett, Charles L.
Bellman, Curtis D.
Berkenbilt, E. Jay
Bloyd, Ronald Lee
Bock, David A.
Brigham, Ralph (1-1-13)
Bruckman, Joan E.
Cook, Kathlene Harper
Crane, Barbara A.
Davis, J Eric
Dyl, Robert Sr.
Dyl, Robert Jr.
Elmore, Gene A.
Enders, Rene M.
Eubanks, Peggy C.
Ewing, Walter Vernon
Farmer, George Douglas
Fields, Shawn D.
Furman, Matthew C.
Grosswiler, Marcy E.
Hanak, Scott W.
Hollifield, Gary Jr
Hunt, James David
Jensen, Scott N.
Jewell, Adam T.
Jolitz, Richard A.
Kane, John 'Kiwi'
Lamantia, Joseph A
Larkin, Eric Wade
Larkin, Haley A.
Larkin, Kylie B.
Larkin, Melissa D.
Leopard, Duglas A.
Lewis, Carl R.
Logan, Michael Jr
Martin, Debra C.
Martin, Jerry T.
Moore, Andrew S.
Moore, Brian P.
Moore, Kim R.
Moxley, David A.
Nottingham, Charles W.
Padgett, Edith Lawain
Parker, Donna Smith
Parsons, Fred C.
Peters, Carolyn D.
Rose, David J.
Rose, Paula W.
Russell, Sharon Rose
Schulman, Bruce R.
Staylor, Cameron S.
Staylor, Gregory S.
Stovall, Erik J.
Tong, Lynn Lowder
Underwood, Chris B.
Van Arsdale, Eric
Van Bibble, Jane
Walter, Andrew R.
Walter, Cynthia R.
Walters, Michael F. Jr
Walters, Michael F.
Ward, Jerry Dean
Williams, Kristin Keller
Wilson, Bobbi C.
Wilson, Christi L.
Wilson, Cora A.
Wilson, David A.
Winsley, Mary Ann
Wood, Craig L.
Good Conduct Decoration 15+ Years
Alley, Nevin E.
Bruckman, Joan E.
Copes, Kelly Davis
Dyl, Brian A
Dyl, Robert Sr
Dyl, Robert Jr
Dyl, Sandra L
Dyl, Timothy J
Goodman, Ray Brad
Hewitt, Richard W.
Jones, John Patrick
Klosowski, Ted J.
Martin, Jerry T.
Moxley, David A.
Powers, D J
Richards, Rachel L
Rogers, Donna M.
Roithinger, Kurt F.
Rose, Paula W.
Smith, Jesse M.
Smith, Mary Lou
Staylor, Gregory S
Thomas, Stephen C.
Winsley, John R.
Winsley, Mary Ann
"Final Frontier" Award
LT JG Joe Lamantia, CSO of the USS Jurassic - For desseminating science news from the internet to crew members
and interested members. Writes regular Science dept. articles for ship's newsletter.
FCAPT Victor Swindell - USS Charleston - While serving as CSO he ran the most active dept. and published a monthly newsletter that promoted Science facts. He also initiated field trips and regular dept. meetings that involed discussing Trek Science.
Captain Gregory Sheets - USS Columbia - For initiating a USS Columbia "NASA Space Camp Scholarship", to send a deserving Wayne county Ohio youth to visit Space Camp.
Lt Cmdr Barbara Slater - USS Charleston - While serving as CSO, she has consistantly and persistantly published articles in the chapter's newsletter dealing with astronomy and space exploration. She has held two astronomy nights
at the local pier to do stargazing and educate the crew and passers by on just what the objects in the night sky are.
Commodore Wade A. Larkin - USS Revelation - his ongoing love for space is demonstrated by his many articles in his chapter's newsletter concerning the further exploration of space. He also sponsored a planeterium show for the last three years at the Reprisal's Mountain Rally.
Captain Gregory Franklin - USS Reprisal - for the development of the USS Reprisal's Space Camp program, where local youth can be sent to the U.S. Space Camp. He has also written many articles for the chapter's newsletter concerning the exploration of space. He also co-sponsored the chapter Planeterium show. He is also an amteur astronomer.
Bryan Houseknecht - Shuttle Abermarle - Providing your Chapter with reports in every chapter newsletter on the current break throughs and news in Science and Space. He also gives a short discussion each and every meeting on a science topic either dealing with space, erath science,or how science is copying the science of 'Star Trek'.
Brigadier General John 'Kiwi' Kane,-USS Reprisal - For his endeavors in promoting the space program by creating a website showing the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour and reporting on this event for the chapter's newsletter.
John has helped with the USS Hornet's visit to the Discovery Place to see the ISS exhibit and thus fostering the educational aspect of the space program.
Colonel Jason Schreck - USS Jamestown - Over the past few years Jason has put in over 1500 hours of volunteer work at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, Va. He has performed volunteer work as a tour guide at the center even though he is physically handicapped and needs a wheelchair to get around. The Center's primary objective is education and informing the public about flight, space flight, space science and science in general.
PO 1 Denise Clark- USS Jurassic - She created a service for the crew of the Jurassic called The Science Station and it consists of the latest science and space news. This is compiled and sent to the Jurassic listserv on a regular basis. It has summaries of stories with more information about them. She also includes questions that cause interesting discussions on the list, and often funny answers. (210403)
Eric W. Larkin - USS Reprisal - Eric has long been a supporter of space exploration and has done many things for the crew of the Reprisal to foster greater knowledge in that area. Eric has hosted 5 stargazing events at his home as well as sponsoring trips to the Bays Mtn Planeterium attended by Reprisal crew members. As the publisher of the Reprisal newsletter he ensures that articles about space and space exploration are included (210805.03)
Rear Admiral Darlene Harper - USS Columbus- For her tireless dedication in the promoting of Region One Space Camp Scholarship program as well as her setting up of a booth every year at the Columbus International Festival whereby she shows the progression of the space program into the future which could be Star Trek
Dawn Jenkins - USS Jurassic NCC-3500 - promoting NASA and space program. Reporting Jurassic crew about NASA and space program. Continuing development curriculum for Mars Mission that she and Nancy Hall are incorporating into the Explorer Post 633 activity. (210910.25)
Ltjg Alan Steinberg - USS Columbia - For the past two years he has served as a member of Yuri's Night global executive team that works to coordinate and assist in execution of Yuri's night celebration promoting space exploration. Served as national point of contact for United States for space generation advisory council 2008-2010 (211009.10)
Vice Admiral Darlene Harper - USS Columbus- Again this year, 2011 she has made displays highlighting the space program and the possible connection to Star Trek for the Columbus Int'l Festival, Mid Ohio Con and several events at Starbase Columbus.She also has developed a SFA school for the history of the manned space program.
James Carnell Eubanks - USS Star League - starting the project to get signatures on a card that was sent the the crew of the final Space Shuttle Mission
Michelle De Loach - USS Star League - Arranging for guest speaker (Mr. Henry Quinn) who gave a presentation on the US Space Program. Arranged trip to planetarium for crew to experience the planetarium and Ruth Patrick Science Observatory. (211305.04)
Darlene Harper - USS Columbus - Darlene has again this past year designed the USS Columbus booth at the Columbus International Festival. The booth is an educational booth about the space program where it has been to where it is now to what it could be in the future showing the progression to Star Trek.
Admiral David Miller - USS Helen Pawlowski - Posted 100 articles and links promoting the space program on chapter's Facebook page. Posted more than 300 links and articles over the year. (201312.30)
Sherriea Williams - USS Tycho - Sherriea has demonstrated
in her 10 newsletter articles in the last two years an effort to promote NASA. She has also made many phone calls and sent many emails to Sarah Ramsey a NASA
public relations official, to setup projects through Vice Admiral Heim. She
spent several months trying to connect both group. Finally she has posted at least 40(probably more by now) NASA videos on our
Facebook page to raise people's knowledge about NASA. At our meetings Sherriea almost always has some comment or insight on what is
happening at NASA. (05-14-16)
"Sol III" Award
SCPO Larry Moss–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a Highway Program.
SP/1 Denise Wolff–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a Highway program.
Commodore Victor Swindell–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a HighwayProgram.
Dina Barron–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a Highway Program.
Commander Barbara Slater–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a Highway Program.
Captain Edith Padgett–USS Charleston - For being an avid participants for the last 5 years in the chapters Adopt a Highway Program.
Captain Thomas B. Heffner–USS Gallifrey - for all the environemental issues and services he has committed himself and the GALLIFREY to over the year of 2003. His dedication and hard work to not only support the issues and organizations who work for savin' our world and her life upon it, but for promotin' the issues, the organizations, and becomin' involved physically himself and for motivatin' the rest of his crew to do what needs to be done in this area.Captain Heffner is involved in several environmental issues, like "Green Earth" and "Save the Whales", but has gone out to work with these organizations in both areas of support and public awareness. That is, not countin' his efforts to actually make a difference all by himself, motivatin' the crew of the GALLIFREY to join him. His work in local environmental issues, like Community Restroation and Trash Pick-up has lead the way to improvin' the local neighborhood and motivatin' the rest of his crew to get involved in our own communities. (200403)
Captain Ron Novak–USS Renegade - he has operated this country's first Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center in Akron (Summit County), Ohio. He has been a member of that team for 8 years. This team has won awards and citations from the State of Ohio for its innovativeness, and for being on the frontier of the recycling industry. He has also worked for a company that encourages the recycling of hazardous materials into reusable products and has given lectures in previous years on hazardous materials. He supports efforts by individuals to recycle any and all materials including newspapers, plastic, batteries, and old chemicals by encouraging them to contact the local Solid Waste Management authority.(200403)
Captain James J. Cecil–USS Commonwealth - started up the USS Commonwealth's Inkjet, Laser printer and cell phone recycling project. Thus rendering the amount of waste that going into the Madison County land fill.(200506)
Commander Dan Johnson - USS Bonaventure - The starting of and maintaining of the USS Bonaventure's recycling program.(200905.16)
Commodore Glenda Blanks - USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - Recycles chapter's aluminum collection. (200905.16)
Admiral Sherry Anne Newell - USS Renegade NCC- 2547- Recycling aluminum
USS Renegade NCC-2547- Members recycling plastics, cans, glass and paper (200910.23)
USS Kitty Hawk NCC-1659 - Members recycling aluminum cans (2100911.02)
Morgan Harper - USS Columbus - 5 years old. Helps with the collection of aluminum cans and plastic bottles for recycling. (201005.01)
Wyatt Cook - USS Columbus - Almost 3 years old. Helps with the collection of aluminum cans and plastic bottles for recycling.(201005.01)
USS Heimdal NCC-1793 - All chapter members donate used ink jet cartridges to go to Amherst Humane Society Shelter. Shelter receives $2.00 per cartridge they turn in for recycling. That money goes towards the care of the animals in the shelter. (201005.01)
USS Ohio - Recycling aluminum cans, newspapers and magazines. Cutting plastic shopping bags into strips and taking them to a local church where someone crocheted towels on to them, making hanging towels (201005.14)
USS Starleague Cadet Corps - Recycling program for aluminum cans and bottle tops (201005.14)
Ensign Lucille Skipper - USS Star League - Arranging a mission to Phinizy Swamp and the Augusta Canal, thereby promoting environmental awareness and the importance of keeping our waterways clean (201005.14)
USS Heimdal - The Heimdal is enviornmentally conscious. The chapter has a tremendous recycling project. Aluminum recycling brings in funds that sponsor one of our adopted charities for a full year.Heimdal also recycles used ink jet printer cartridges. Cartridges are donated to the Amherst Humane Society Shelter. They make $2 per cartridge & those funds go directly to the care of the animals in the shelter.Used books, both paperback & hardback are donated to the local regional cancer center for patients to read while having cancer treatments. (201105.14)
Megan Krell - USS Star League - Participation in he chapter's environmental awareness efforts by collecting aluminum cans for recycling and assisting with their delivery (201305.04)
James De Loach - USS Star League - Maintaining the Star League's aluminum recycling program. coordinating the collection, rinsing and crushing of cans, as well as delivering them to the recycling center (201305.04)
USS Heimdal - The Heimdal is enviornmentally conscious. The chapter has a tremendous recycling project. Aluminum recycling brings in funds that sponsor one of our adopted charities for a full year.Heimdal also recycles used ink jet printer cartridges. Cartridges are donated to the Amherst Humane Society Shelter. They make $2 per cartridge & those funds go directly to the care of the animals in the shelter.Used books, both paperback & hardback are donated to the local regional cancer center for patients to read while having cancer treatments. (201305.04)
Admiral Cindy Krell - USS Star League - her aid to the Star League cadet corps in their recycling efforts.
LtCmdr - Laina Lamb - USS Odin - For her excellent performance in promoting environmental awareness and continually being avidly involved in environmental issues and projects in her local community. LT CMDR Lamb continues to advocate and bring to the forefront of her crews attention environmental issues and cleanup projects she participates in. (201306.23)
Kattie Staples - USS Helen Pawlowski - Keeps chapter apprised of issues pertaining to environment. Produced science dept newsletter called "Science Lab". Motivated the crew to recycle. (201312.30)
Meritorious Service Award
Ensign Martin Bonica- USS Athena - This bright nine year old has played in an interesting and integral role on the Athena and in general. His hard work, dedication and Engineering talents has earned the respect and admiration of his crew and Commanding Officer.
Acting Ensign Micheal Romero- USS Jamestown - In recognition of being a very enthusiastic SFI Region One Member, who is an extremely active, dedicated, dependable and hard working member of the USS Jamestown. He has earned the respect and admiration of the Jamestown crew and its Commanding Officer.
2nd Lt. Matt Brooks - USS NORMANDY NCC-36000 - In recognition of the following acts: unswerving devotion to duty; volunteer work, fundraising and participation in as many local, regional STARFLEET events as possible.
Gunnery Sergeant Morgan Kirby-USS NORMANDY NCC-36000- In recognition of the following acts: unswerving devotion to duty; volunteer work, fundraising and participation in as many local, regional STARFLEET events as possible.
Lt Tara Mort - USS Maat- in recognition of the following acts: unswerving devotion to duty; enthusiasm ,volunteer work, fundraising and participation in as many local events as possible and active recruiting of younger SFI Members.
Lt.Jg Elizabeth Lambert - USS Maat- in recognition of the following acts: unswerving devotion to duty; enthusiasm ,volunteer work, fundraising and participation in as many local events as possible younger SFI Members.
Cadet James E. Heffner - USS Gallifrey- There isn't anyone who qualifies for this award more than Cadet James E. Heffner of the USS Gallifrey, a member of my Command Personnel who is still in Training Status and assigned to the Public Relations Division. Even before he joined STARFLEET, while we were still only members of The Guardians of the Space Frontier, attending conventions as a local group and setting up small recruiting tables, James was extremely motivated and excited about everything he was involved in where our Chapter was concerned. He willingly volunteered constantly for all projects and duties open to him. He was our greatest asset at conventions, where he spent hours without taking a break to pass out flyers, speak with customers and convention goers, and to promote our organization. In fact, it was James who first showed an interest in STARFLEET at the Region One Fall Conference, which motivated the rest of us to consider joining STARFLEET seriously. (210302)
Cadet Cassandra J. Heffner - USS Gallifrey- in recognition of her devotion, hard work, exemplary performance of her duties, and spirit to which she sets the pace for everyone else in her department and the USS GALLIFREY, not to mention STARFLEET herself. She is the most enthusiastic member of the Gallifrey, not to mention the Medical Department, who is continuously offerin' her assistance in all projects, assignments, and missions. Particularly, she is always askin' to do "Check-ups" on the crew to ensure their good health. She loves her position as Medical Cadet, never gettin' enough to do or enough education convernin' her position or the field of medicine. She has written and drawn contributions for the newsletter on her own, as lead the way for the Medical Department at conventions, recruitin' events, promotional events, and introducin' new medical procedures on the GALLIFREY. She and her services to the GALLIFREY and the Region are outstandin' and very remarkable, considerin' her age. (210403)
Cadet James E. Heffner - USS Gallifrey- as a result of his great enthusiasm,dedication, and valuable contibutions to the USS Gallifrey. He continues to set the example for us all throughhis hard work and promotion of our chapter and the First Fleet, as well asSTARFLEET in general as a whole. He continues to work long hours at events without taking a break very many of the times in order to promote the chapter and recruit the younger members of the general public. He is always the first to ask what he can do to help, to encourage a scheduled event, to hold a chapter activity, and to invite other chapters and outside groups to participate. Whenever things become stressful and anyone even mentions the possibility of giving up for whatever reason, Cadet James E. Heffner is the first to motivate them and encourage them to not only forget such thoughts but to work even harder towards the goal or mission at hand. (210403)
PO/3 Caitlyn Logan- USS Jurassic- for outstanding service as a youth and dedication to Trek Fandom and principles of STARFLEET in 2004
Crewmam Thomas William Heffner- USS Gallifrey- in recognition of his unswerving devotion, hard work, enthusiasm, dedication, motivation, and participation in Ship's Services while serving the needs of the U.S.S. Gallifrey, Region One, and STARFLEET. (210603)
Katherine Hooper - USS Constellation- is the youngest member of the Constellation, at age two birthdate 7/23/07. (210910.06)
Cadet Devon Schulman - USS Hornet NCC-1714 - An abandoned 2.5 week old kitten was found under the trailer of a classroom at Devon's school. After 2 days, no mom cat was ever seen and no one would step up to take the cat. It faced certain doom. Devon brought the cat home where she was bottle fed and cared for until a new permanent family could be found for her. If it was not for him, the cold snap we experienced this weekend would most likely have done her in.
Cadet Crewman Heidi Schultz - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, dedication to studying the violin, athletic achievement in softball and outstanding scholastic achievement and dedicated service to the USS Odin. (May 1, 2010)
LTJG Amber Rowlette- USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, academic achievement within SFA as a member of Blue Squad and leader of said squad and dedicated service to the USS Odin. (May1, 2010)
Ensign Christopher Osborne - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For his enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, passing the OTS exam with distinction and dedicated service to the USS Odin.(May 1, 2010)
PO2 Nathaniel Schultz - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, outstanding scholastic achievement, achieving the rank of black belt in karate and dedicated service to the USS Odin. (May 1, 2010)
Cadet 3rd Class Jheryd Waldbrunn - USS Odin NCC-1875 -For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, outstanding scholastic achievement, taking top honors in a regional youth chess tournament and dedicated service to the USS Odin.(May 1, 2010)
Cadet 3rd Class Carlos Bruckman - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For enthusistic participation in chapter activities, bravery in the face of playground challenges and dedicated service to the USS Odin.(May 1, 2010)
Cadet 2nd Class Chloe Lopes - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, outstanding skill with a toy light saber and dedicated service to the USS Odin.(May 1, 2010)
Cadet 1st Class Daniel Hack - USS Odin NCC-1875 - For avid and energetic performance of duty as one of the youngest members of the Odin and STARFLEET Region One. For her enthusiastic participation in chapter activities, achievement in figure skating and dedicated service to the USS Odin.(May 1, 2010)
Morgan Harper - USS Columbus - Age 5 has drawn pictures to be enclosed in packages sent to U.S. military service members overseas. Helps out with collecting aluminum cans and plastic bottles for recycling. Helps out at recruiting tables. (May 1, 2010)
Wyatt Cook - USS Columbus - Age almost 3 and draws pictures thar are placed in the packages sent to U.S. military service members overseas. Helps with collecting aluminum cans and plastuc bottles for recycling. Recruiting table. (May 1, 2010)
Aidan & Alexander Keenan - USS Lagrange - They are seasoned veterans of the parade circuit. They show zeal and excitement at any of the club activities. (211305.04)
Megan Krell - USS Star League - Avid participant in chapter activities. Attends and contributes to chapter crew briefings. OCP drive, collection of aluminum cans, participation in food drives. (211305.04)
Megan Krell - USS Star League - Avid participant in chapter activities. Attends and contributes to chapter crew briefings. OCP drive, collection of aluminum cans, participation in food drives. (201405.17)
Sarah Kincaid - USS Columbus - Sarah is only four but she pitches in and helps by taking tabs off pop cans to donate to Ronald McDonald House, she stamps the passports at the Columbus International
Festival and tells visitors to the booth as much as she can about space and
Star Trek, she helps collect food for the local food pantry. (201408.09)
Morgan Harper - USS Columbus - Morgan is an active member even though she is nine years old. She volunteered at the Columbus International Festival Booth, collected recycling items, placed flags on the graves of local veterans on Memorial Day and participated in the July 4th parade. (201408.09)
Paul Kincaid - USS Columbus - Paul is an active little boy in all ways but he is very active in collecting food for the local food pantry, helping collect donations for the toy drive including standing outside the library to collect donations, he takes pop tabs off cans to donate to Ronald McDonald House. (201408.09)
Keelie Bradford - USS Black Elk - Cadet Keelie is always up for a challenge. One of her challenges this year was to improve her grades,
which she has successfully done. She is enthusiastic about participating
in events that the club sets up, and assists those who may need assistance. (201602.17)
|Garth Order of Tactics|
VADM Roger Scritchfield - Shuttle Excalibur NCC-1721/06 - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. (210601)
Captain Stephen Stott - USS Ronald E. McNair NCC-61809 - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving on the U.S. Army during military campaigns in Grenada, Korea, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. (210606)
FCapt Dennis Relyea - USS Alaric NCC- 503 - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietname War. (210705.22
LTCMDR Lewis L. Michaud Jr. - USS Ronald E. McNair NCC-61809 - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm. (210705.22)
Cmdr Remsy K. Munib - USS Ronald E, McNair NCC-61809 For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm. (210802.09)
FADM Les Rickard - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (210802.09)
John Maurer - USS Intrepid - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in Vietnam. (210803.12)
Commodore Cynthia Walters - USS Asgard - For her service and putting her life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the US National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (210904.04)
Derek Sauls - USS Indiana For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Navy Desert Shield/ Desert Storm. (210905.16)
Rodney Davis - USS Indiana For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Korea (210905.16)
Walter Ewing - USS Indiana For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Army Desert Storm. (210905.16)
Victor Mitchell - USS Indiana For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Navy . (210905.16)
Michael Kent - USS Indiana For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Navy, Vietnam War. (210905.16
Brigadier Rey Cordeo - USS Liberator- For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the US Army, Desert Shield/Desert Storm. (210905.16)
Marine Captain Steven McClean - USS Columbia - Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm (211006.18)
Ensign Alan Bennett - USS Maquis - Two tours in Afghanistan (211105.14)
SGM Ken Miller - USS Revelation - Ken has served much of his life in the United States Army. After he retired from the Army, he joined the Tennessee National Guard and served in Operation Desert Storm. When the Iraq war started, Ken again enlited and served two tours in Operation Desert Scorpion with the Tennessee National Guard in Iraq. Ken served on the 278th Combat team as the gunner on a Hummvee during his tours and saw a considerable amount of action. During his duty, he injured his back and was disabled preventing him from returning for a third tour of duty in Afghanastan. The Hummvee that Ken's team drove was called "Kronos 1" and bore a Klingon trifoil on it that Ken had painted, his was of bringing a little Star Trek to the middle east.(201105.14)
CPO Shelby Hobbs - USS Indiana - Vietnam War -For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the US Air Force in Vietnam (201102.06)
Crewman Jeffried Apodaca - USS Ronald E McNair - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Army service in Afghanistan during the war on terrorism (201103.08)
Barry Jackson - SS Robert de Bruce - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the U.S. Air Force Vietnam War (201305.04)
Leonard Peffer Sr. - USS Helen Pawlowski - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the US Army Operation Desert Shield and Storm 1990-91 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2012. (201311.06)
Alisha Peffer - USS Helen Pawlowski - For her service and putting her life on the line for the ideals of the United States while serving in the US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom 2009 (201311.06)
Keith Auspland - USS Drakonia - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the US while serving in the US Army War on Terror and Operation Iraqi Freedom (201311.06)
John Trimble - USS Star League - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the US while serving in the US Air Force Korea 1954-59 (210311.13)
Mike Morrow - USS Star League - For his service and putting his life on the line for the ideals of the US while serving in the US Army Vietnam 1970-72. (210311.13)
Commander Dale Anderson - USS Alaric - Has served the Alaric and SFI above and beyond the call of duty for seven years. He has substituted for the R1 RDC Sciences at Summits. He has done all this while suffering persistant pain, for which he has spent time in and out of the VA Hospital over the course of many years. In 2001 he had to find new housing after a fire in his apartment. He was in New Orleans for specialized treatment for cancer during the summer of 2005. He had to cut his treatment a few days short in order to escape the city before Hurricane katrina struck. He managed to get to relatives in Mississippi, where the hurricane stranded him for at least two weeks. His recovery from cancer treatment has been slow but steady since then.
Rear Admiral Greg Franklin - USS Reprisal - Greg was nominated for the Phoenix Award due to his ongoing battle with epilepsy. November 2004, Greg was working on an ambulance in Greene County, TN when his unit was struck from behind by a driver that was talking on a cell phone. The impact was so severe that the box on the ambulance was warped and totalled in the accident. Greg, after recovering from the initail shock, went to to help the other driver, knowing that he, himself had been severely injured. Greg was transported to the hospital and discharged that same evening. At home he developed nausea, and a severe headache. The next day while outback with his dogs suffered a seizure. While being driven to the hospital he suffered another seizure. Greg was diagnosed with a closed head injury with severe trauma to his brain, actually having a small hemorrhage in his grey matter. During the next several months he experienced many more seizures until his medication was properly regulated. During this time Greg was the R1 RC. He took only 2 weeks off before resuming his duties. He never let the region know just how seriously injured he really was. He nearly lost his life serving his fellow man. He lost part of his memory and was off from work for nearly nine months.
Carl Davis - USS Dominator - For his long standing service and dedication to SFI and Region One while facing various health issues and other obstacles, and his determination to rise above adversity and face it head on. (2109.01.19)
Commodore John Winsley - USS Jamestown - Having fallen from a ladder while hanging Christmas lights, thereby breaking his wrist in 15 places, as well enduring the operation to set his wrist straight. (2009.01.19)
Lieutenant Adam Cook - USS Endeavor - Being shot four times in both legs by a BB gun while sleeping.
Fleet Captain Walter V. Ewing - USS Indiana - For his long standing service to Region One while dealing with disabilities such as dyslexia as well as dealing with diabetes as well as being a disabled veteran (200905.16)
Ensign Diane Craighead - USS Bonaventure - Overcoming the obstacle of being afflicted with polio, which in no way hinders her. She has the will and determination to take on any task and not letting being confined to a wheelchair get in her way. (200904.09)
James "Jamie" Delantonas - USS Hornet - Overcoming the obstacle of health issues and not letting it get in his way of being an outstanding member of SFI Region One and the Hornet.
Gary Hollifield - USS Star Runner - For overcoming various health issues through the years.
Joann Nickerson - USS Hornet - For not letting the amputation of her legs and other issues hinder her in any way.
Ben Redding - SS Bennu - For overcoming various health issues.
Antonio Huizar-Remaly - USS Peleliu - For not letting Muscular Dystrophy hinder him from being and active and produective member of SFI Region One and the USS Pelelieu. (211005.01)
William James - USS Star League - Severe ulcerative colitis (201005.17)
Linda Moore - USS Star League - Cancer
Captain DJ Powers - USS Starleague - Circulation problems, neck and back problems (201005.17)
Marine Captain Steven McKean - USS Columbia - ongoing debilitating problems with feet and enduring side effects of Blood Pressure medication, severe dizziness, hearing loss. (201006.18)
LtCmdr Beverly Munib - USS Ronald E. McNair - ongoing health issues and diabetes.(201011.12)
Sgt Jack Warren - USS Dakota - suffering a heart attack and not even knowing it until he sought medical attention (201012.04)
Captain Jerry Holden - USS Star League - Congestive heart failure and diabetes (201101.31)
PO2 William James - USS Starleague - reverse colostomy(201101.31)
Rear Admiral John Sprouse - USS Appomattox - 11/21/10 Was dizzy, run down, feet ice cold. Went to emergency room. Tests were run, magnesium level dangerously low, and he was dehydrated. Satrted an IV with magnesium and to rehydrate him, during procedure he started getting hot, passed out. He was stabilized. Tests with his regular Dr revealed an arrhytmic heart beat. (201105.14)
Commodore Barbara Lariscy - USS Ronald E McNair - Suffering severe back pain due to several pinched nerves, two compressed vertebrae and two deteriorating vertebrae and misaligned sacrum and pelvis. (201205.19)
Captain DJ Powers - USS Ronald E McNair - Numerous health issues including diabetes, heart problems, sever spinal problems. She can not feel her feet most of the time and has great difficulty walking (2012205.19)
Carl Irvin - USS Star League - Various health issues (201305.04)
Mike Edelson - USS Appomattox - Mike suffered a fall in his bathroom thereby shattering his right tibia and fibula which required surgery (201310.14)
Vicky Adkins - USS Hornet - Survived a serious car accident with minor injuries 2013.0203 (201310.14)
BGen Dennis Relyea - USS Alaric - throat cancer (201311.18)
Barry Jackson - USS Robert de Bruce - Degenerative arthritis resulting in hip replacement
Carol Dyl - USS Helen Pawlowski - Diabetes (201312.08)
Patricia Mogilka - USS Helen Pawlowski - Diabetes, heart failure (201312.08)
Kattie Staples - USS Helen Pawlowski - Diabetes (201312.08)
James Nelson - USS Helen Pawlowski - mild mini stroke, kidney issues
Linda Flythe - USS Star League - cancerous tumor was detected during mammogram. Lumpectomy was performed and radiation and hormone therapy was prescribed. All indications are that the surgery and other treatments have been successful (201405.17)
William George Knowles - USS Star League - For bravely facing the challenges of being born with a severe heart condition and the ordeal involved to repair and overcome them. (201405.17)
Barbara Lariscy - USS Ronald E McNair - Suffered a fall two days after Thanksgiving. She broke her right elbow. hit head, shiner on left eye, sprained right wrist, bit lip an bruised right shoulder. Splint is off elbow, brace on wrist. (201412.-18)
DJ Powers - USS Ronald E McNair - Pneumonia, kidney issues (201412.18)
Colonel Tim Trivett - Unassigned - suffered a stroke (08-24-15)
Captain Ricky Bruckman - USS Odin - fractured and bruised ribs with minor fractured clavicle due to being pined between a bannister and subject during a takedow
Colonel Tim Trivett - USS Potomac - December 2015 Tim underwent emergency surgery on his left lung. He was near death when rushed to the hospital. He spent three weeks in the hospital (201603.07)