The Trooper of the Month / Year program recognizes the actions of our members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for the sake of charity or the welfare of the Legion.

Nominations for the Trooper of the Month should be emailed to TOTM Nominations with "TOTM (month) Nomination" in the subject.

Trooper of the Year

Year Member Name Legion ID

2008 Eric Seeman TK4619

2008 Barry Benecke II TK0523

Trooper of the Month


September 2011 Nick Bishop TK-6273

August 2011 Ricky Torres CX-3384

July 2011 Tina Wilson TB-5827

June 2011 Tom Kuntz TI-9767

May 2011 Jamie Ladonski TK-2157

February 2011 Valter Santos TK-3738


August 2010 Chris Romines TB-111

July 2010 Scott Will TK-408

June 2010 Paige Josti TX-8606

May 2010 Bernard Cocchin TK-3368

April 2010 Ole Petter Willassen TK-7060

March 2010 Fredrik Voisey TK-3843

February 2010 Nicky Blum TK-8397

January 2010 Darren Bell TK-8062


December 2009 Scott Magerfleisch TK-4149

November 2009 Mike Clark TK-9495

October 2009 Jennifer Natschow TK-2542

September 2009 Regina Layug TB-1870

August 2009 Mike Brunco IC-7796

July 2009 Brita Capell SL-7998

June 2009 Joerg Aberle TK-3172

May 2009 Paul Rocca TK-4461

May 2009 Pascal Rocca TK-1354

April 2009 Jason Romanoff TK-9141

April 2009 Scott Kern TK-3221

March 2009 Cheryl Whitaker TB-3127

February 2009 Fernando Modesto TK-9678

January 2009 Barry Benecke TK-523


December 2008 Dan Patterson TK-787

November 2008 Walfrido Contreras TI-7242

October 2008 Giacomo Persi Paoli SL-8005

September 2008 Andy Escobar TD-6372

August 2008 Phyllis Schulte TK-1951

July 2008 Takefumi Tenshima TK-6904

June 2008 Marie Rankin ID-2848

May 2008 Tina Reutter SL-1460

April 2008 Sven Aberle BH-3173

March 2008 Glenn Tamboia TK-1128

February 2008 Bernard Cocchi TK-3368

January 2008 Dean Plantamura TK-899


December 2007 Sheldon Ewers TK-192

November 2007 Darren Blum TK-8399

October 2007 Roy Waung TD-1668

September 2007 Michael Ziemer TB-5513

August 2007 Angela Mash BH-3330

July 2007 Lesley Farquhar TR-3774

June 2007 (Co-recipients) Ryan Sachse TD-5779; Andrew Parmet TK-5918

May 2007 Jay Shimko BH-130

April 2007 Alberto Zanandrea TD-1341

March 2007 Rich Markle TK-1781

February 2007 Marika Metz TK-5166

January 2007 Tom Schaefer TK-118


December 2006 Nikki Miyamoto TK-5253

November 2006 Rob Roidt TK-321

October 2006 RJ Armbruster TK-8303

September 2006 Angela Mash BH-3330

August 2006 Scott Will TK-408

July 2006 Tony Piccolo TK-8702

June 2006 Lisa Pantaleo TR-6517

February 2006 Lori Sartre ID-1123

January 2006 Michael Herok TK-1410


December 2005 Mark Chu Lin TB-053

November 2005 Wayne Lancaster TI-350

September 2005 Yasuyuki Sato TD-107

August 2005 Guillermo Besada Pena TK-3503

July 2005 Jacques Languedoc TB-9966

June 2005 Britt Dietz BH-1941

May 2005 Janine Garner ID-7451

April 2005 Scott Will TK-408

March 2005 Damien Metz SL-6666

February 2005 Leon Clarance TK-545

January 2005 Albin Johnson TK-210


December 2004 John Harris TK-5528

November 2004 Mike Phelps TI-3158

October 2004 Kathy Johnson TK-1079

September 2004 Thomas Spanos SL-1876

August 2004 Brett Dennis TK-229

July 2004 Stefan Cembolista BH-978

June 2004 Kathy Van Beuningen TK-9989

May 2004 Graham Campbell TK-1507

April 2004 Dean Plantamura TK-899

March 2004 Jeff Yankey TD-095

February 2004 Sam Dix TK-151

January 2004 Dave Washer TK-193


December 2003 Rich Kopacz TK-1174

November 2003 Leon Clarance TK-545

October 2003 John Orndorff TK-680

August 2003 Pascal Biondi TK-269

July 2003 Jasmine Anderson ID-2381

June 2003 Spat Oktan TK-1001

May 2003 Joyce Young TB-9449

April 2003 John Fuld TK-330

March 2003 Jerry Jones TK-214

February 2003 Jeff Romanoff TK-076

January 2003 Jereomy Faber TK-1672


December 2002 Joey Beck TK-152

November 2002 Kevin O'Connor TD-013

October 2002 Bob Gouveia BH-1171

September 2002 Sean Dudley TK-3306

August 2002 Mike Washko TK-895

July 2002 Dion Rupa TK-1217

May 2002 Chris Albright TK-008

April 2002 Tom Young TK-370

March 2002 Cheralyn Lambeth TB-976

March 2002 Cricket Bauer TK-813

February 2002 John Duffy TK-737

February 2002 Tim Phillips TK-114

January 2002 Steve Yount TK-725


December 2001 Tim Knapp TK-1066

November 2001 Steve Squire TK-502

September 2001 James T. Smith TK-271

August 2001 Lynn Perry TK-5150

July 2001 Joe Selle TK-171

June 2001 Lionel Smith TK-999

May 2001 Oliver Guenther TK-742

April 2001 Vinicius Ayres TK-194

March 2001 Kevin Zabawa SL-1313

February 2001 Jeff Yankey TR-095

January 2001 Mathew Clayson TK-930


April 2000 RJ Held TK-666

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