BULL SIMONS AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Bull Simons Award was first awarded in 1990. The award recognizes recipients who embody “the true spirit, values, and skills of a Special Operations warrior.” Col. Arthur “Bull” Simons, whom the award is named after, was the epitome of these attributes.

 

2017 Bull Simons Award Recipient  - Master Sgt. Michael Lampe - 2017

The Bull Simons Award is a lifetime Special Operations Forces achievement award and USSOCOM's highest honor.

Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker - 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Lamb - 2015
Army Col. Robert Howard - 2014
Army Chief Warrant Officer Fred Arooji - 2013
Air Force Master Sgt. Scott Fales - 2012
Army Maj. Gen. John Singlaub - 2011
Army Maj. Gen. Eldon Bargewell - 2010
Army Col. Chuck Fry - 2009
Army Maj. Caesar Civitella - 2008
Air Force Col. John Carney - 2007
Army Maj. Richard “Dick” Meadows - 2006
Army Maj. Gen. Richard Scholtes - 2005
Command Sgt. Maj. Ernest Tabata - 2004
Air Force Brig. Gen. Harry Aderholdt - 2003
Army Col. Charlie Beckwith - 2001
Army Lt. Gen. William Yarborough - 2000
Air Force Maj. Gen. John Alison - 1999
Army Gen. James Lindsay - 1998
The Honorable William Cohen - 1997​
​The Honorable Sam Nunn - 1997
Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Manor - 1996
Army Lt. Gen. Samuel Wilson - 1995
Army Col. Aaron Bank - 1994
The Honorable John Marsh Jr. - 1993
Gen. Edward “Shy” Meyer - 1991
Mr. H. Ross Perot - 1990