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Medal of Honor

Honor and Recognition

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Nominations and Ceremony

One Voice United’s National Medal of Honor is the nation’s premier awards ceremony that brings together corrections officers and staff from across the country to recognize their heroism, courage and professionalism throughout the field of corrections.

Nominations for this year’s National Medal of Honor awards are now closed. Honorees will be announced March 6, 2024 and recognized during the National Medal of Honor Ceremony taking place on April 26th in Chicago, IL during OVU’s Elevating Our Profession gathering. Register here to attend.  

For general inquiries, contact Brian DaweFor questions about nominations, contact Eric Spierer.

Medal of Honor Ceremony

On April 26, 2024, One Voice United will be recognizing the below honorees for going above and beyond the call of duty. Join this year’s ceremony in Chicago.

  • Correction Officer Michael Eed, 2023 Gold Medal of Honor
  • Correction Officer Joshua Collins, 2023 Silver Medal of Honor
  • Probation and Parole Officer Kalla Hughley, 2023 Bronze Medal of Honor
  • Captain Brian Sullivan, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Major Micah Sims, 2023 Supervisors Award
  • Correctional Food Service Supervisor Patty Rufus, 2023 Staff/Civilian Recognition Award