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DMVA Hall of Fame

Election to the DMVA's Hall of Fame is DMVA's most auspicious honor that may be conferred upon an individual for monumental achievements contributing to DMVA or the Pennsylvania National Guard. An individual is eligible for election to the Hall if he or she has demonstrated significant or unique contributions to the status, operations, prestige or mission of DMVA or the PNG. A successful nominee will have gone beyond the normal expectations of their position or duties to provide a selfless service to veterans of PA or the members of the PNG. Their accomplishments shall have required significant efforts on the part of the nominee reaching back over several years and have a significant impact in their field.

​Year Inducted ​Biography (PDF)

​No induction made for this year

The Honorable Stephen E. Barrar

Maj. Gen. (Ret) Robert P. French

CSM Christopher S. Kepner

CW5 (Ret) John K. Schreier

John A. Brenner


CSM (Ret) Nicholas "Chip" Gilliland

Maj. Gen. Walter F. Pudlowski Jr.

Helen Sajer


Brig. Gen. (Ret) Jerry G. Beck Jr.

Chief Warrent Officer 5 (Ret) Richard A. Schaeffer Jr.​
​2017 ​Biography

​Hon. Jessica L. Garfola Wright
​2016 Biography

Maj. Gen. Edward C. Shannon
​2016 Biography​

H​on. Lisa Baker​
2014​ Biography​

J​ustice​ Seamus McCaffrey
​2014 Biography​

​Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Strickler
​2013 Biography​

M​​​aj. Gen. John F. Hartranft​
​2013 ​Biography

Lt. Gen. David E. Grange Jr.​
​2013 Biography

M​arsha Four​
​2013 B​iography​

M​aj. Octavius V. Catto​
​2013 ​Biography

Hon. Edward Martin​
​2011 B​iography​

Dr. Rory Cooper​
2​010​ Biography

Maj. Gen. Gerald T. Sajer​
​2010 Biography

Hon. Thomas T. Holden
​2009 Biography​

Brig. Gen. (PA) Dennis T. Guise​
​2009 Biography

Brig. Gen. (PA) ​Cecil B. Hengeveld
2008​ Biography​

Maj. Gen. Robert E. Harris​
​2008 Biography​

Hon. John P. Murtha​
2​008​ Biography​

LTC (PA) James J. Brennan
2008​ Biography​

M​​aj. Gen. William B. Lynch​
2008​ Biography​

Hon. Thomas M. Tigue​
2​007​ Bbiography​

Brig. Gen. Richard B. Posey​
​2007 Biography​

Hon. Donald C. White
​2007 Biography​

Maj. Gen. Richard M. Scott​
2006​ Biography​

Virginia Lee James
​2006 Biography​

Sgt. Maj. Herman W. Clemens​
​2006 B​iography​

​Dominic D. DiFrancesco
​2001 Biography​

Brig. Gen. John L. Patten
​2000 Biography​

Hon.​ Richard A. Tilghman
​2000 Biography​

Brig. Gen. John ​E. McAllister
​1999 Biography​

​Maj. Gen. James W.  Mac Vey
​1999 Biography​

Brig. Gen. Edward W. Rosenbaum​
​1999 Biography

Paul F. Hastings​
​1998 Biography​

Maj. Gen. Frank H. Smoker, Jr.​
​1998 Biography​

Stanley W. Reinard, Jr.​
​1998 Biography

Maj. Gen. Nicholas P. Kafkalas​
​1998​ Biography

Gary E. Crowell​
​1998 Biography

Hon. ​Robert D. Robbins
​1998 ​Biography