Grateful Nation Award Recipients

Representing U.S. Army Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City, MAJ Kyle Peatfield took part in Operation Noble Eagle from 2003-2004, working to ensure national security by securing key and vital installations and infrastructure throughout the

Representing USSOCOM Master Sergeant William L. Cook distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious achievement from October 2021 to March 2022 while deployed with a Joint Task Force (JTF) supporting Operation Inherent Resolve as a Sniper Team Leader. As a Sniper Team

Representing U.S. Air Force During the Global War on Terrorism, MSgt McCalister led 410 combat missions and cleared 7,000 miles of routes, for which he was awarded the Air Force Combat Action Medal. He has received multiple awards and decorations,

Representing U.S. Navy Lieutenant Robert L. Baxter has dedicated his career to the national security of the United States of America. LT Baxter has distinguished himself through superior conduct both in civil and military service over the last fifteen years.

Representing U.S. Marine Corps First Lieutenant Lamb distinguished himself with exceptionally superior service in support of the Global War on Terrorism while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Furthermore, First Lieutenant Lamb played an integral