All Inductees


  • Abel, Steven

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    Born in Corning, New York in 1954. Active duty, USA, medical corpsman1972-1978; Virginia Air National Guard, Physician Assistant 1988-1998. In 1978 Steve joined the Department of Veterans Affairs, tre

  • Ady, John R.

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    Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1940. Completed Army Officer Candidate School and commissioned in 1966. Served in the Army Reserve and Illinois Army National Guard. Awarded the Legion of Merit, retired

  • Aguilar, Deodoro

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    Born in Lordsburg, New Mexico in 1936. Active duty Sergeant, U.S. Army, five years; Arizona National Guard, seven years. Resident of San Manuel, Arizona. Former Deputy Sheriff, Yuma County Sheriff’s

  • Alchesay

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    (1853 - 1928) Sergeant, Indian Scouts. White Mountain Apache leader. Born 1853, died 1928. Served with General Crook. Widely respected, made several trips to confer with President of the United States

  • Aldecoa, Jose Juan (John)

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    Born in Nogales, Mexico in 1947. Active duty, US Air Force, Communication Equipment Installation/Repairman, 1965-1966. In 1972 John joined the American Legion, has served as a member of the American L

  • Alegria, Jesus (David)

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    Born in Tucson, Arizona in 1949, David Alegria, Captain, US Army, Retired, served with distinction in the 82nd Airborne Division and in the Phoenix Program in Vietnam until serious combat injuries res

  • Alguire, Bernard Jr.

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    Born in Highland Park, Michigan in 1946. Active duty U.S. Army Special Forces, service in Vietnam, 1968-1972. After 9/11, volunteered for peacekeeper duty in Kosovo. LtCol, US Army Retired, in 1994. S

  • Althoff, David

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    Born in Effingham, Illinois, in 1932. Served in Arizona National Guard, U.S. Navy, and commissioned in U.S. Marine Corps in 1954. Served in Korea and flew 1,080 combat missions in Vietnam. Retired as

  • Ambrose, Constantine

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    (1937-2010) Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1937. Entered the U.S. Marine Corps in 1955, two tours in Vietnam, attained the rank of E-7, CWO4 and retired with rank of Captain. Assigned to Marine Cor

  • Anders, William

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    (1940-2010) Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1940. Entered U.S. Navy in 1960, trained as Corpsman, attached to U.S. Marines in Vietnam. Appointed as first Command Master Chief for Naval Medical Clinic

  • Araman, Terry M.

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    Born in San Francisco, California in 1947, Terry Araman served three years as an Army medic including service with the 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam, 1968-1969. As Past Director of Madison Street Vet

  • Ashby, Robert (Bob)

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    Born in Yemasse, South Carolina in 1925. Entered the U.S. Air Corps in 1944. Graduated as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1945 as one of the original Tuskegee Airmen. Service includes a combat tour in Korea. Reti

  • Austin, Oscar

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    (1948 - 1969) Private First Class, USMC, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein). Entered service in Phoenix, AZ. Cited for action on 23 February 1969 in the Republic of Viet

  • Bacon, Nicky (Nick)

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    (1945-2010)Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade, America Division. Entered service in Phoenix, AZ. Cited for action on 26 August 1968 in the Republ

  • Baeza, Jose L.

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    Born in Miami, Arizona in 1950, Jose “Joe” Baeza served in the National Guard and retired from the Marine Corps. His civilian careers included schoolteacher, guidance counselor, and coach – socc

  • Bahill, Larry

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    Born in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1943.  Active duty in the US Navy as a Cryptologic Technician during the Vietnam era.  Retired as Commander with 35 years service.  Substitute teacher, Tucson U

  • Bailey, Harry H. Jr.

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    Born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1931, Harry Bailey served in the U.S. Air Force, 1952-1982, retiring as Chief Master Sergeant (Aircraft Maintenance Manager), Luke AFB; later retiring from the U.S. Post

  • Baker, Kenneth (Ken)

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    Born in Brooklyn, New York; 1939. Enlisted in U.S. Air Force in 1956 with duty in Vietnam. Retired in 1976 as Staff Sergeant. Civilian career with the US Postal Service, retired as an EAS-16. Substitu

  • Ball, Karen (Renee)

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    Born 1947 in Pendleton, Oregon. Enlisted in the US Air Force in 1967; served as a Medic. Graduated from the University of Arizona in 1978. Volunteering at the Prescott VA since 1988 with over 4,500 ho

  • Barnes, William Croft

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    William Croft Barnes was born at San Francisco, California on June 21, 1858. He earned the Medal of Honor while serving in the Signal Corps at Fort Apache, Arizona, on September 11, 1881 during the In