The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame will induct its first group of honorees this evening in Indianapolis. The 16-member class will be recognized during a ceremony at Fort Benjamin Harrison.

Originally Posted October 25, 2014

News Release

Lawrence, Ind. — The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) has named its first group of honorees, which will be inducted during a ceremony on November 7, 2014.

The IMVHOF did a statewide call for nominations in June, resulting in 60 applications.

Sixteen military veterans with Hoosier ties were selected for outstanding service achievements or military and community contributions.

For the valorous military service category:

Gary D. Brewer, Sr.* Worthington, IN

Robert H. Butler, Jr.* Indianapolis, IN

William E. Butler* Indianapolis, IN

Charles B. Garrigus* Indianapolis, IN

Richard E. Goodwin Greenfield, IN

Ronald E. Gray Palm Bay, FL

Charles W. Lindewald* LaPorte, IN

Johnny J. Miller* Argos, IN

Joseph E. Proctor* New Whiteland, IN

Fredrick L. Spaulding Fishers, IN

Robert J. Williamson* Vevay, IN

For the combined military and community service category:

Allen E. Paul Richmond, IN

James E. Koutz Boonville, IN

Robert G. Moorhead* Indianapolis, IN

Donald W. Moreau Center Point, IN

James R. Sweeney II Indianapolis, IN

The first induction ceremony will take place on November 7, 2014 at the Garrison at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence, IN. Tickets can be purchased online at

Source: Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame

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