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Blackfoot Firefighter to Receive Idaho Medal of Honor Friday

September 6, 2017  (Boise) – An eastern Idaho firefighter has been selected to receive the Idaho Medal of Honor for performing with exceptional courage and bravery during a 2016 rescue attempt. Blackfoot Fire Department Captain Dave Krumenacker will receive his medal Friday, Sept. 8 at 2:00 p.m. during the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony. The event will be held [...]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017|

Three Police Officers Will Receive Idaho Medal of Honor, One Posthumously

May 15, 2017  (Boise) – Three police officers have been selected to receive the Idaho Medal of Honor for performing with exceptional courage and bravery while protecting the public. The medals will be awarded Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. during a ceremony on the second floor of the Idaho Capitol. The 2017 recipients of the state’s highest honor for law enforcement [...]

Monday, May 15, 2017|

Two Firefighters Will Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

September 9, 2016  (Boise) – Two firefighters have been selected to receive the Idaho Medal of Honor for performing with exceptional courage and bravery during rescues in 2015. The recipients will receive their medals Friday during a ceremony at the Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Boise. The 2016 recipients of the state’s highest honor for firefighters, law enforcement officers and [...]

Friday, September 9, 2016|

Three Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies to Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

May 19, 2016  (Boise) – Three peace officers with the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Department will receive the Idaho Medal of Honor for their acts of bravery and heroism during a 2015 rescue in Idaho Falls. This year’s recipients will receive their medals during a ceremony today at the Idaho Peace Officers Memorial in Meridian. The recipients of the state’s highest [...]

Thursday, May 19, 2016|

Three Firefighters to Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

June 3, 2014  (Boise) – Three firefighters are poised to be awarded the Idaho Medal of Honor for their acts of bravery and heroism deemed above and beyond the call of duty. This year's recipients are with the Clark Fork Fire and Rescue Department, the Sam Owen Fire District in Hope and the Pocatello Fire Department. The 2014 recipients will [...]

Tuesday, June 3, 2014|

Twelve Peace Officers & Firefighters to Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

May 11, 2012  (Boise) – Ten peace officers and two firefighters from the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department will receive the Idaho Medal of Honor Friday, May 18, for their extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty.  This year’s recipients are with the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho Falls Police Department, Idaho State Police, Idaho Department of Fish and [...]

Friday, May 11, 2012|

Idaho Medal of Honor Commission Calls for Nominations

November 8, 2011 - (Boise) – The Idaho Medal of Honor Commission is calling for nominations to recognize the heroism and sacrifice of Idaho law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical service providers. The Idaho Legislature established the Idaho Law Enforcement, Firefighting and EMS Medal of Honor to honor law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS providers who have been killed [...]

Tuesday, November 8, 2011|

Six Peace Officers & Firefighters to Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

May 16, 2011 - (Boise) - Three peace officers from the Boise Police Department and two firefighters from the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department will receive the Idaho Medal of Honor Friday for their extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty. A U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously. The State of Idaho’s highest honor [...]

Monday, May 16, 2011|

Four Idaho Peace Officers Will Receive the Medal of Honor

May 6, 2010 - (Boise) – Two peace officers from the Boise Police Department and two peace officers from the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office will receive the Idaho Medal of Honor tomorrow for their extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty. The Boise Police Department officers will receive the Medal for their valor in a 1996 shootout in [...]

Thursday, May 6, 2010|

Eight Peace Officers, Two Firefighters will Receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

May 7, 2009 - (Boise) – Eight Idaho peace officers and two Idaho firefighters will be honored tomorrow for extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty as recipients of the Idaho Medal of Honor. Two firefighters from the Oakley Volunteer Fire Department will receive the Medal for their heroism in rescuing a woman from a burning vehicle earlier [...]

Thursday, May 7, 2009|

Six peace officers will receive the Idaho Medal of Honor

May 15, 2008 - (Boise) – Six Idaho peace officers will be honored tomorrow for extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty as recipients of the Idaho Medal of Honor. Five officers will be honored for their valor in a fatal shooting rampage in Moscow, and one officer will be honored for heroism in rescuing a woman from [...]

Thursday, May 15, 2008|

Idaho Falls Police Officer, Two Oakley Firefighters Will Receive Idaho Medal of Honor

May 8, 2006 - (Boise) – An Idaho Falls police officer and two Oakley firefighters will be honored for extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty as recipients of the Idaho Medal of Honor. The Idaho Medal of Honor Commission announced today that the State of Idaho’s highest honor for law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMTs will be [...]

Monday, May 8, 2006|

Idaho Medal of Honor Commission Calls for Nominations

January 31, 2005 - (Boise) - The Idaho Medal of Honor Commission is calling for nominations to recognize the heroism and sacrifice of Idaho law enforcement officers and firefighters. The first Idaho Law Enforcement and Firefighting Medals of Honor will be awarded for the first time during ceremonies on May 13, 2005, at the Idaho State Police Headquarters in Meridian. The [...]

Monday, January 31, 2005|