The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation's annual VALOR Awards Ceremony honored outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty.
Ceremony Welcome Starts at 30.00 - Main Presentations Begin at 1.34.34
Event Photo Album
VALOR 2023 was held on November 13, 2023 at Dodger Stadium, to honor members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who earned the Medal of Merit, Letters of Special Commendation, and LAFD Unit of the Year Award.
VALOR 2023 also honored those who have stood steadfastly alongside the Department in supporting key programs and initiatives that have greatly strengthened our community with the Community Impact Award, and Foundation of the Year.
VALOR 2023 brought deserved recognition to:
Sophia Grace Foundation: Foundation of the Year
Christina Singleton - President
Cindy Yao - Vice President
Cedars Sinai: Community Imact Award
Zeke Triana - Vice President of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction
Ryan Tuchmayer - Director of Emergency Mangement
Arson Counter-Terrorism Section: LAFD Unit of the Year
Arson Counter-Terrorism Section
David Reddix - Battalion Chief
Stephen Phillips - Captain II
Letter of Special Commendation
Florin Sarbu - Captain I
David Duran - Apparatus Operator
Darren Lloyd - Firefighter/Paramedic
Medal of Merit
Kari Field - Firefighter
Jason Lawrence - Firefighter/Paramedic
Tai Trinh - Apparatus Operator