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Military Appreciation Month: Bureau of Pardons and Paroles Recognizes Military Staff

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles spotlights Bureau staff who have served or currently serve in the United States Military. The sacrifices made by these men and women protect American rights and freedoms.

Serving in the military is an act of courage, integrity and respect. ABPP recognizes these virtues and is proud to have military Probation and Parole Officers, Institutional Parole Officers, and other administrative staff as a part of the team.

Director Ward said, “I want to express my deep appreciation and thankfulness for those who have served in our country’s military and also worked hard for public safety in Alabama. They have truly gone above and beyond in their duties.”

To all military personnel in the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. National Guard — thank you for your service and sacrifices made to protect all Americans.

The Bureau recognizes the following ABPP military staff:

  • Midshipman Eric Anderson | United States Naval Academy
  • Corporal John Bedsole | United States Army National Guard
  • Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Jay Crabtree | Alabama Army National Guard
  • Sergeant Jeremy Davis | Alabama Army National Guard
  • Second Lieutenant Lance Driskell | United States Army Reserves
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Floyd | United States Army Reserves
  • Staff Sergeant Timothy Gardiner | United States Marine Corps
  • Master Sergeant Marty Gottwald | United States Air Force
  • Petty Officer First Class Franklin Holdren | United States Navy Submarine Service
  • Specialist Jeremy Klamer | United States Army and United States Marine Corps
  • Airmen First Class AIC Amy Marie Marquiss | United States Air Force
  • E-5 Sergeant Robert Moore | United States Army
  • E-4 Corporal Victor E. Myles Sr. | United States Marine Corps
  • Sergeant Scott Perkins | United States Marine Corps
  • Major (Retired) Robert Pratt | United States Army Military Police
  • Sergeant Austin Prince | United States Marine Corps
  • Captain James E. Smoot | United States Army, United States Army National Guard and Army Reserve
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Starnes | Alabama Army National Guard
  • Sergeant Loretta Stevens | Alabama Army National Guard
  • Major Stephanie Stewart | United States Army
  • Sergeant First Class (Retired) Brandon Thompson | United States Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Kesler Weaver Jr. | Army National Guard
  • Sergeant Gary L. Willford | Army National Guard
  • Master Sergeant (Retired) Stephan Willingham | United States Air Force