Distinguished Veterans
Distinguished Veterans Award


The Distinguished Veteran is an individual with close ties to the City of Auburn, Alabama who has served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States and who has had an exceptionally distinguished military or civilian career, reflecting great credit on Auburn and the military services.

Rank Recipient's Name Year Awarded
General, USAF Jimmie V. Adams 2000
General, USMC James Livingston 2001
Colonel, USA James Voss 2002
Lieutenant General, USA Hal Moore 2003
Lieutenant Commander, USN Jim Foy 2004
General, USMC Carl Mundy, Jr. 2005
Lieutenant General, USA Ronald Burgess 2006
Lieutenant General, USAF Kelly Burke 2007
First Lieutenant, USA Doug Watson 2008
Major, USA Pete Turnham 2009
Corporal, USMC Jack Simms 2010
Colonel, USAF Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield 2011
Colonel, United States Army Andrew W. "Andy" Lamar, Jr. 2012
Petty Officer Second Class Norm Caldwell 2013
Commander, USN Tom Eden 2014
Captain Kenneth "Husky" Kirkwood 2015
Command Sergeant Major, United States Army Bennie G. Adkins 2016