Several community leaders will get a gold star of sorts next week when the North American Aerospace Defense Command and Northern Command recognizes them with the commander’s Community Leader Commendation award.
Those to be honored Monday by NORAD/NorthCom commander Gen. Gene Renuart are:
• Don Addy, President and CEO, National Homeland Defense Foundation; Colorado Thirty Group Trustee; Military Affairs Division Advisory Board chairman, Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
• Brian Binn, President, Military Affairs Division, Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
• Retired Air Force Col. Bob Carlone, co-founder, The Home Front Cares, Inc.
• The late retired Air Force Col. Joe Henjum, co-founder, The Home Front Cares, Inc. (His widow, JoAnne Henjum, will accept the award on his behalf.)
• Dr. Pamela Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Colorado Thirty Group Trustee