Civilian of the Year recognition began in 1979 at the direction of Superintendent, Colonel Norman Cochran. Below is a list of past Civilian of the Year Recipients.

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2014 -  Ronald Bounds
2013
 - 
C. Renee Rigby
2012
 - 
Eric Ralph
2011 -  Nicholas B. Lindale
2010 -  Sandra L. Frazier
2009 -  Kristy Tuxward
2008 -  S. Grant Nash
2007 -  Keith K. Caskey
2006 -  Barbara Drake
2005 -  Lisa E. McNatt
2004 -  William D. Carrow
2003 -  Dave Sockrider
2002 -  Theresa Jones
2001 -  Pat Anderson
2000 -  Linda M. Jarrell
1999 -  Catherine A. Prouse
1998 -  Debra I. Reed
1997 -  Theresa Pleasanton
1996 -  Linda Wheatley
1995 -  Connie Dick
1994 -  Bob Van Vessen
1994 -  Everett Chapman
1993 -  Bernice Biddle
1992 - 
1991 - 
1990 - 
1989 -  Ann Lee
1988 -  Lynn Hower
1987 -  Richard Veasey
1986 -  Everett Chapman, Hilda James, Ben Miller
1985 -  Emma DiDonato
1984 -  Patsy Robbins, Margaret Bell
1983
1982 -  Frank Sparks