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Posted on: December 4, 2020

2020 Congressional Veteran's Commendation

Dennis Sheridan Honor2

Trophy Club, TX (December 08, 2020): The nominations-based program is designed to recognize the wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvements of residents in Texas. The Honorees selected are exceptional Americans in every way.

Mr. Sheridan is a Trophy Club resident and has dutifully served in the US Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and was assigned to the Bravo Company in the Vietnam Conflict.  Mr. Sheridan has provided tremendous leadership and volunteerism here and abroad over the years.  Mr. Sheridan holds himself to the highest standard of serving his Country and the Town of Trophy Club with pride and honor. 

Town of Trophy Club Proclamation

WHEREAS, The Congressional Veteran Commendation is a nominations-based program designed to recognize the wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvements of residents in Texas. The Honorees selected are exceptional Americans in every way. To be nominated for this Award, a Veteran must currently reside within their Congressional District of Texas, served in active duty, retired or honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces, or a reservist called to active duty. The nomination process includes information about the Veteran’s heroism while in the military, and community involvement; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Dennis Sheridan is a Resident of Trophy Club, served in the US Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and was assigned to the Bravo Company in the Vietnam Conflict. In December of 1969, Mr. Sheridan was re-assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company, No Slack as a Platoon Leader. His Exemplary Leadership was recognized and he was designated as the Executive Officer, followed by Commanding Officer of Alpha Company, and ended his distinguished career with the US Army at the rank of Captain in 1972; and

WHEREAS, In recognition of his Valor and Leadership, Captain Sheridan received many military awards including Combat Infantry Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Bronze Star with V Device, and Bronze Star with Oak Leaf; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Sheridan has dutifully served Trophy Club as Commissioner on the Planning and Zoning Commission for 16 years, with the last four serving as Chairman, in addition to chairing the Charter Review Commission; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Sheridan is an active member of the DFW United Service Organizations and has assisted countless service members at the DFW USO Canteen, visiting the Dallas VA Hospital and bringing words of encouragement, food, and gifts for our Wounded Warriors. Mr. Sheridan’s actions are consistent with the finest traditions of the US Army and reflect extraordinary credit upon himself, the State of Texas, and the United States of America. Mr. Sheridan holds himself to the highest standard of serving his Country and the Town of Trophy Club with pride and honor.

NOW, THEREFORE, I Alicia L. Fleury, Mayor of the Town of Trophy Club, do hereby recognize and honor Dennis Sheridan for receiving the: “2020 Congressional Veteran Commendation”

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