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2006 Medal of Honor Ceremony - St. Martin's College

 
Medal of Honor Recipients 2006:
Officer Ora E. Stoner
Aberdeen Police Department
"End of Watch" February 7, 1937
Officer Jackson Lone
Seattle Police Department
"End of Watch" March 16, 2005

 
Dignitaries for the event.  (L to R) Lt. Governor Brad Owen, Attorney General Rob McKenna, Chief John Batiste, and Chaplains George Albertson and John Oas.

 
The Honorable Rob McKenna and Brad Owen after presenting the Medal of Honor recognition award to Frank Kampsen, along with wife, Carol, and Weldon Wilson, with wife, Robin.

 

 

 

 
The Honorable Rob McKenna and Brad Owen presenting the Medal of Honor recognition award to MOH Pipers, Seamus Neary and Suzanne Wolf.

 
Seattle Police Officers Renee Witt and Susan Ditusa sing the National Anthem.

 
Gary Fox, Secretary of the Medal of Honor Committee, opens the ceremony with special greetings.

Honor Guard members march in at the Opening Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Honor Guard Commander J.J. Havenar awaits the opening ceremonies.

 
Color Guard at the opening ceremonies.

 
Color Guard at the opening ceremonies.

 

 

 

 
Color Guard with presentation of colors.

 
Color Guard Detail after posting of the colors.

 
Washington State Patrol Rifle Team escorts the Memorial Wreath to it's resting place.

 

 

 

 
Washington State Patrol Rifle Detail presentation at Opening Ceremonies.

 
Past Medal of Honor recipients, Officers Adam Millard, Vancouver PD, and Richard Pruitt, Seattle PD present the Memorial Wreath for our fallen officers.

 
Past Medal of Honor recipients, Officers Adam Millard, Vancouver PD, and Richard Pruitt, Seattle PD present the Memorial Wreath for our fallen officers.

 

 

 

 
Bell Detail honors our fallen officers with 21 bells.

 

 
Chief John Batiste, WSP, gave the opening comments.

 

 

 

 
Chief Randy Carroll, Bellingham Police Department, was once again a wonderful Master of Ceremonies.

 
The Honorable Rob McKenna, Attorney General, gave a very personal and heartfelt keynote speech.

 
The Honorable Brad Owen, Lt. Governor, read the Governor's proclamation and presented the medals tot he recipient's families.

 

 

 

 
Honor Guard members from throughout the state made up the flag detail.

 
Honor Guard members honor those recipients by posting the portraits and medals through the "Parade of Honor" prior to presentation to the families.

 
Honor Guard members finalize placement of portraits and medals for presentation to the families.

 

 

 

 
One final salute to our fallen brothers.

 
Chaplain John Oas, Seattle Police Department, gives the closing prayer.

 
Seattle PD Honor Guard Commander, Roger Dixon, escorts the Lone family to the stage for medal presentation.

 

 

 

 
The Honorable Brad Owen, Lt. Governor, presents the Medal of Honor, on behalf of his father, Jackson Lone, to son Dawson, with mom, Jeanie, looking on.

 
The Honorable Brad Owen, Lt. Governor, presents the Medal of Honor, on behalf of his father, Jackson Lone, to son Dawson, with mom, Jeanie, looking on.

 
The Honorable Brad Owen, Lt. Governor, presents the Medal of Honor, on behalf of his father, Jackson Lone, to son Dawson, with mom, Jeanie, looking on.

 

 

 

 
Dawson Lone, after receiving his father's Medal of Honor.

 
Dawson Lone, recipient of his father's medal, sits with mom, Jeanie, and aunt, Laura, after the presentation by Lt. Governor Brad Owen.

 
The Honorable Brad Owen, Lt. Governor, presents the medal and portrait to Aberdeen Chief, Robert Torgerson, on behalf of the Stoner family.

 

 

 

 
A moment of reflection.

 
Medal of Honor pipers, Seamus Neary, Suzanne Wolf, and Keith Huntley.

 
The Medal of Honor committee accompanied by (Front-Center) Lt. Governor Brad Owen, State Patrol Chief, John Batiste. The committee is made up of: (L to R) Joe Pass, Ray Sowers, Ken Johnson, Darrell Noble, Richard Mitchell, Chairman and Attorney General, Rob McKenna, and Secretary, Gary Fox.

 

 

 

 
Honor Guard members relax at the reception.

  
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