Awarded Members

Awards and Achievements

Here is a partial list of the awards and achievements of our detachment and members.

Marine of the Year

Recipient

Award Date

Victoria Cobbett

2022

None Awarded

2021

Emanuel Bucur

2020

George Bormann Jr.

2019

Larry J Olson

2018

Richard J Schie

2017

Jack McInerney

2016

Roger Gaden

2015

Donald Kenyon

2014

Gary Cobbett

2013

Victoria Cobbett

2012

Javier Martinez

2011

Rita O’Reilly Kollias

2010

John Olejnicki

2009

Robert Hess*

2008

William Marks

2007

Ralph Fleischman*

2006

Lawrence Hageland*

2005

Wesley Young

2004

Charles Wingard

2003

George Kubal*

2002

Raymond Lindner*

2001

Roland Johnson

2000

William Barta

1999

Roger Carson

1998

Joseph Perry

1997

John Meschi

1996

Joseph Kelly*

1995

Robert Kent*

1994

Ralph Kastel*

1993

Melvin Perry*

1992

Michael Peters

1991

Dan Igrisan

1990

Daniel Herrera, jr

1989

Daniel Herrera, jr

1988

Salvatore J. Scifo

1987

Howard T Olson*

1986

Roy M. Winters*

1985

Howard T Olson*

1984

[unknown]

1983

[unknown]

1982

[unknown]

1981

[unknown]

1980

William C. Bertelle*

1979

Walter R. Newlander*

1978

Illinois Department Marine of The Year

Recipient

Award Date

Victoria Cobbett

2021

William B. Barta

2015

Donald L. Haines

2012

John Meschie

2001

Charles L. Prosek

1997