This signature event honors the courage of our wounded service members, their families, and the families of the fallen, focusing on hope they inspire through their remarkable stories of recovery and achievement.
The Hope For The Warriors® annual Hope & Courage Awards are presented during the evening. Inspiring hope for their families and others, the honorees are outstanding examples of selfless acts of service to our nation and its military heroes. These truly inspiring men and women have demonstrated extraordinary courage in the face of extraordinary circumstances.
Col H.C. “Barney” Barnum, Jr., USMC (Ret.) | Medal of Honor recipient, Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Gen Charles C. Krulak, USMC (Ret.) | 31st Commandant of the Marine Corps
GEN Richard A. Cody, USA (Ret.) | SVP of D.C. Operations, L3 Communications, Former Vice Chief of Staff, USA
RDML Donald Loren, USN (Ret.) | Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
Maj Gen David M. Edgington, USAF (Ret.) | VP, Air Force Account Executive, Siemens
COL David Sutherland, USA (Ret.) | Director, Center for Military and Veterans Community Services (Dixon Center), Former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Warrior and Family Support at The Department of Defense
Kenneth Fisher | Chairman and CEO of the Board of Trustees, Fisher House Foundation
Gary Sinise | Actor and Advocate for Wounded Service Members
David Dacquino | CEO, VT Group
Tommy Lyons | Founder/Chairman, Semper Fidelis Society Boston
Paul McTear | President/CEO, Raycom Media
Bill Nelson | Former Chairman and CEO of HBO®
Courtney B. Spaeth | CEO, Nat'l Security Associates WorldWide
James Whaley | SVP, Communications & Marketing, Siemens
Rich Wood | President, Plaza Construction Corp.