Okanagan Mounties Receive Awards
14 RCMP members from the South Okanagan received awards of distinction and Queens Diamond Jubilee Medals this month.
The members who are from Penticton, Osoyoos, Oliver, Summerland, Keremeos and the South Okanagan Traffic Services were presented the awards in Vernon.
Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens was on hand to present the medals and awards.
Service awards for the Mounties ranged from 20 years to 35 years on the force.
A full list of award recipients is as follows:
Cst Phil Fry South Okanagan Traffic Services, 30 year Long Service medal
Aux Cst Troyce Beglaw Keremeos Detachment, Queens Diamond Jubilee medal
Retired Cst Beth Graham Penticton Detachment, 20 year Long Service medal
Cst Laura Hirst Penticton Detachment, Queens Diamond Jubilee medal
Insp Brad Haugli Penticton South Okanagan Regional Detachment, 20 year Long Service medal
Cpl Mike Field Oliver Detachment, Queens Diamond Jubilee medal
Cpl Brad Myhre Penticton Detachment, Commanding Officers Commendation,20 year Long Service
Cpl Dave Cramm South Okanagan Traffic Services, 25 year Long Service medal
Cpl Bruce Haley Summerland, 30 year Long Service medal
Cst Bruce McDowall Penticton, 30 year Long Service medal
Cpl Bryce Petersen South Okanagan Traffic Services, 30 year Long Service medal
Cpl. Jason Bayda Osoyoos Detachment- Queens Diamond Jubilee medal
S/Sgt. Dave Fayle - 35 year Long Service medal
Sgt. Dave Clare - Queens Diamond Jubilee medal & 30 year Long Service medal
Anita Sthankiya -Penticton