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Citizen Honors – Danny Combs, 2024 Service Act Honoree

Danny Combs is selected as the Service Act Honoree for his work to create better lives for those with autism. Inspired by his son, Dylan, Danny started TACT – Teaching […]

Citizen Honors – Ethan Hill, 2024 Youth Service Honoree

Ethan Hill is selected as the Youth Service Honoree for his work to assist the homeless community in and around Birmingham. He founded Ethan’s Heart Bags4Blessings to raise funds, awareness […]

Citizen Honors – America’s VetDogs, 2024 Community Service Honoree

America’s VetDogs is selected as the Community Service Honoree for providing enhanced mobility and renewed independence to veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once […]

Citizen Honors – Riley Coon, 2024 Single Act of Heroism Honoree

Captain Riley E. Coon has been selected as a Single Act of Heroism Honoree for his response on the night of August 8, 2023, during the Lahaina Wildfires. He and […]

Citizen Honors – Austen Macmillan, 2024 Young Hero Honoree

Austen Macmillan is selected as the Young Hero Honoree for his act of heroism on September 4, 2023, when he pulled his behavioral therapist from a swimming pool and performed […]

Citizen Honors – Brandon Tsay, 2024 Single Act of Heroism Award

Brandon Tsay is selected as a Single Act of Heroism Honoree for his act of heroism on August 9, 2023, when he disarmed the Monterey Park, California, mass shooter at […]

Introduction to the Citizen Honors Awards

Whether they happen in a single instance of bravery or through continued service to others, acts of courage and self-sacrifice symbolize the American spirit—and are recognized every year by our […]

Citizen Honors – Jennifer DeLuca, 2023 Service Act Award

Jennifer DeLuca is known as a visionary who has used her understanding of the veteran community, as well as the private, public, and political sectors, to make a positive impact […]

Citizen Honors – Anthony Alexander, Jr., 2023 Young Hero Award

Anthony Alexander, Jr. is selected as a Young Hero honoree for his act of heroism on February 21, 2022, when he came to the immediate aid of three young children […]

Citizen Honors – U.S.Vets, 2023 Community Service Award

U.S.VETS is on a mission to end veteran homelessness in the United States. The organization was founded by veterans to serve fellow veterans and is the leading nonprofit dedicated to […]

Citizen Honors – Richard Fierro, 2023 Single Act of Heroism Award

Richard Fierro is selected for his singular act of heroism on November 19, 2022, when he charged through a chaotic crowd at a nightclub in Colorado Springs to stop an […]

Citizen Honors – Jean Kuczka, 2023 Single Act of Heroism Award

Jean Kuczka is selected for her singular act of heroism on October 24, 2022, when she stood in front of her students at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School […]