Dinners & Honorees

The Heroes of Military Medicine honors outstanding contributions by individuals who have distinguished themselves through excellence and selfless dedication to advancing military medicine and enhancing the lives and health of our nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, and their families. The Heroes of Military Medicine is presented by the Center for Public-Private Partnerships (CP3) at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF).

To see more information on the Center for Public-Private Partnerships' Heroes of Military Medicine Dinners and Honorees, please click on the event year below.

2017 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter, USA (Honorably Discharged) Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award
Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin J. Mitchell, MD, USAF Hero of Military Medicine Award
General Raymond A. Thomas, III Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Award
Colonel John S. Oh, MD, FACS, USA Hero of Military Medicine Award
Lieutenant Commander Tatana M. Olson, PhD, MSC, USN Hero of Military Medicine Award

2016 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award
Captain Ferris Butler, USA (Ret) Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award
General John M. Paxton, Jr., Assistant Commandant, USMC Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Award
General Daniel B. Allyn, Vice Chief of Staff, USA Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Award
Colonel Jeffrey A. Bailey, MD, FACS, USAF Hero of Military Medicine Award
Lieutenant Commander James M. Liang, MC, USN Hero of Military Medicine Award
Colonel Martha K. Lenhart, MD, PhD, USA Hero of Military Medicine Award

2015 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
Mrs. Debbie Paxton, MSN, RN Hero of Military Medicine Civilian Award
Mrs. Lee Woodruff Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award
Mr. Bob Woodruff Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award
Colonel Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, USAF MC Hero of Military Medicine
Commander Darian Rice, MD, PhD, USN Hero of Military Medicine
Lieutenant Colonel Peter D. Muench, DO, FAAFP, USA Hero of Military Medicine

2014 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
Mr. Kenneth Fisher Lifetime Achievement Award
General Raymond T. Odierno, USA Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Honoree
Captain Jack W. Tsao, MD, D.Phil, FAAN, MC, USN Hero of Military Medicine
Lieutenant Colonel Kimberlie Ann Biever, AN, USA Hero of Military Medicine
Senior Master Sergeant David Michael Smith, USAF Hero of Military Medicine

2013 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
The Honorable James B. Peake, MD, Lieutenant General, USA (Ret) Lifetime Achievement Award
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Honoree
COL Nelson L. Michael, MD, PhD, USA Hero of Military Medicine
Lt Col Raymond Fang, MD, FACS, USAF Hero of Military Medicine
Hospital Corpsman First Class Darrel L. Enos, USN (Posthumously Awarded) Hero of Military Medicine

2012 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
The Honorable C.W. Bill Young Lifetime Achievement Award
General James F. Amos, USMC Line Leader Hero of Military Medicine
COL Russ S. Kotwal, MD, MPH, USA Hero of Military Medicine
Major Erik Nott, MD, USAF Hero of Military Medicine
Hospital Corpsman Second Class Lamonte T. Hammond, SW, FMF, USN Hero of Military Medicine

2011 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards

Honorees:
The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye Lifetime Achievement Award
General Peter W. Chiarelli, USA Line Leader Hero of Military Medicine
COL Rocco A. Armonda, MD, USA Hero of Military Medicine
National Veteran Suicide Prevention Hotline Hero of Military Medicine