Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame 2023 Inductees:

Franklin William Alger, Jr., USMC veteran, Casa Grande, AZ

Cyril Ernest Bassett, Army veteran, Phoenix

Sheree Bigge, Army veteran, Maricopa

Stephen Louis Bradford, Army veteran, Phoenix

Marcus Lamar Brown, USMC veteran, Gilbert

Thomas Leonard Day, Army veteran, Sonoita

Sidney Scott Duke, USAF veteran, Peoria

John Francis Farley, Navy veteran, Scottsdale

Ricardo Juan Leonard, Army veteran, Scottsdale

Rose Mary Lloyd, Army veteran, Mesa

Christopher Thomas Maloney, Sr., Army veteran, Tucson (Posthumous)

Ralph Malcom Milliken, Jr., Army veteran, Sun City

Sandra Lanter Raynor, Army veteran, Phoenix

Ronnie Dale Smith, USMC veteran, Coolidge

Meredeth Ann Stucky, USAF veteran, Litchfield Park

Buford Watts, Jr., USMC veteran, Lake Havasu City

Wanda Arlene Wright, USAF veteran, Tempe

Lorenza Lopez Wysong, Army veteran, Hereford

James Edwin Zawacki, USAF veteran, Concho


State Representative Sonny Borrelli (LD-5), receiving the Copper Shield Award from UAV Chair Rob Welch

Patriotic Awards Luncheon

Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society event

  • Friday 11:00 am, April 28, 2023
  • Hilton Doubletree Scottsdale
  • 5401 N. Scottsdale Road,
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85250
  • See the AVHOF Society website¬†for further details and for registering to attend.
  • The UAV will be presenting the Copper Shield and Copper Star (Bucky O’Neill) awards as well as veteran scholarships.