Veteran among those thanked for stopping gunman at gay club


              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              People embrace during a candlelight vigil on a corner near the site of a mass shooting at a gay bar Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              People embrace during a candlelight vigil on a corner near the site of a mass shooting at a gay bar Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Kelly Loving, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              This undated photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Raymond Green Vance, who was shot and killed at Club Q on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q as his brother Ed Fierro stands by for support during a news conference Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
            
              United States Attorney Cole Finnegan speaks during a news conference about the weekend mass shooting at a gay bar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Nic Grezcka, co-owner of Club Q, listens during a news conference about the weekend mass shooting at the gay bar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, left, confers with Colorado 4th Judicial District Attorney Michael Allen during a news conference about the weekend mass shooting at a gay bar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              The Davanzo family, of Arlington, Va., shares a candle during a candlelight vigil held in Dupont Circle, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Washington, in memory of the victims of a gunman who opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle inside a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and leaving 25 injured before he was subdued by "heroic" patrons and arrested by police. "I'm a lesbian," says the children's mother, "they know that and they're learning about the importance of the community." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
            
              Robert McRuer, and Santy Rodelo, right, both of Washington, embrace during a candlelight vigil held in Dupont Circle, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Washington, in memory of the victims of a gunman who opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle inside a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and leaving 25 injured before he was subdued by "heroic" patrons and arrested by police. "I teach LGBTQ studies at George Washington University," says McRuer, "and there are more LGBTQ students each year, it's important that we save those lives." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Veteran among those thanked for stopping gunman at gay club