Carnegie Medal volunteer presenter John P. Williams presented two Carnegie Medals Tuesday at a ceremony held at the Maquoketa (Iowa) Volunteer Fire Department. Williams is also a Carnegie Hero, receiving the medal for a 2011 water rescue.
Matthew L. Tranel and Cory Alan Simonson, both of Maquoketa, were named Carnegie Heroes in December for a resc ... Read More
Recently, Carnegie Hero Joel Kevin Kyle, Jr., was presented with the Carnegie Medal at a private ceremony held February 5, 2016 in Altoona, Pa. Douglas R. Chambers, director of external affairs for the Commission presented the medal to an emotional Kyle.
To an audience of Kyle’s family and friends, as well as Commission case investigator Mel ... Read More
Carnegie Hero Clifford A. Wright, who rescued two people from a submerging vehicle, was presented the Carnegie Medal recently at a private presentation held in Sarasota, Fla. Carnegie Hero Julian W. Fant, who was awarded the Carnegie Medal after a 1958 water rescue, volunteered to travel more than 100 miles to present the Medal to Wright.
On Jan. ... Read More
CARNEGIE MEDALS AWARDED to 24 IN U.S., CANADA FOR ACTS OF EXTRAORDINARY CIVILIAN HEROISM
PITTSBURGH, PA, March 23, 2016—In its first award announcement of 2016, the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission said today that 24 people throughout the United States and Canada will each be awarded the Carnegie Medal in recognition of their acts of civilian heroism. ... Read More