He was also awarded Expert Marksmanship Badge with Rifle.
Loeber, 48, was the executive director of the Veterans Home and Golick, 42, and Gonzalez, 29, were both doctors.
California Gov Jerry Brown released a statement late Friday night offering his condolences.
'Anne and I are deeply saddened by the horrible violence at the Yountville Veterans Home, which tragically took the lives of three people dedicated to serving our veterans,' he wrote.
He stormed the building at 6pm as the women, who all treated patients, celebrated a co-worker's leaving party with ice cream and cake.
Officers confirmed that he had fired up to 30 shots towards police but said there were no injuries.Jim Thomas, vice president of the Veterans' Group at the Yountville Veterans Home, said the facility should have been protected with a gate guard.'Anybody can walk into this property with an AR-15 or some other weapons and go to our dining hall, kill 300 people in one meal,' he told The Mercury News.Napa County Sheriff's spokesman Christopher Childs said the suspect initially had more hostages but released some of them earlier in the day.Three law enforcement agencies had hostage negotiating teams at the scene, but Childs said they were unable to make any contact with the shooter.We stand with the families, friends, and colleagues who share in this terrible loss.' Gunfire was first reported at 10.20 am after the suspect stormed a going away party being held at the home on Friday.