Nominations Sought for Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation
Congressman Greg Gianforte is seeking nominations for the Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, a tribute to recognize outstanding Montana veterans who have honorably served both our nation and our communities.
There's only a few days left to get your nomination in. The deadline to nominate a veteran in November, 1, 2019. Submit your nomination by using the button below:
Since launching the commendation in 2017, Gianforte has presented the award to 33 Montana veterans.
“More than one in ten Montanans have served and sacrificed for our country. After their time in uniform, many have continued to serve our communities, giving their time and talents in support of others. They deserve to be recognized,” Gianforte said.
For more information regarding the Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, contact Mike Waters, Congressman Gianforte’s Director of Veterans and Military Affairs, at (406) 969-1736 or Mike.Waters@mail.house.gov.
2018 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation Recipients:
Len Albright of Bozeman – U.S. Air Force; Vietnam War
John Alex of Libby – U.S. Air Force; Vietnam War
Harry Armstrong of Belgrade – U.S. Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve; 1964-1976
Donald Bost of Lewistown – U.S. Navy; Vietnam War
Micah Fink of Manhattan – U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve; Combat as a Navy SEAL
Stephen Garrison of Helena – U.S. Army; Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm
Miguel Gonzalez of Billings – U.S. Army; Operation Iraqi Freedom
Harold “Pete” Godtland of Butte – U.S. Army; World War II
Eileen Greb of Butte – U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve; Vietnam War
Chris Grudzinski of Billings – U.S. Army; Operation Iraqi Freedom
Charles Kins of Eureka – U.S. Marine Corps; Vietnam War
Melissa Kloiber of Great Falls – U.S. Air Force; Operation Desert Strom
Daniel LaFromboise of Wolf Creek – U.S. Marine Corps; 1957 - 1960
Louis Loader of Hobson – U.S. Navy; 1952 - 1960
Douglas Mason of Corvallis – U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve; Grenada
Ronald Merwin of Ronan – U.S. Navy; Vietnam War
Alfred Olson of Miles City – U.S. Air Force; 1956 - 1962
Ladd Paulson of Billings – U.S. Marine Corps; 1983 - 1989
Martel Reum of Wolf Point – U.S. Army; Operation Deliberate Force