Dan Mikos, left, accepts the 2013 Freedom Award from Mayor Gary Ivey, center, and Paul Pocopanni, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), right.
Lt. Col. Dan Mikos, U.S. Air Force, was recognized at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce July luncheon as the 2013 Freedom Award winner. Mikos was selected for his contributions to the United States for his years of service in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve, as well as his outstanding career in volunteerism in the community.
Mikos followed in his father’s footsteps and served as president of the Hoover Chamber in 1985; his father, Ed Mikos, had been president in 1980. The Hoover Chamber was founded in 1978, and both were instrumental in the founding of the Hoover Chamber.