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FODPAL - Awards

FODPAL has several awards that are presented to members, posts and departments for outstanding performance and duties to membership.

Erle Cockle Jr. Award:  Named after PNC Erle Cocke Jr., this award is presented to an outstanding member of the Legion family in good standing, for their service to the post, department, veterans and community. This annual award is made at the membership breakfast meeting at the National Convention. Nominations are made through the department and submitted at the annual spring meeting for the National Executive Committeeman from the FODPAL departments to select a winner.

Robert J. "Bob" Conrad Membership Award: Named after long-standing FODPAL member, past vice commander at large of the Department of France, and past NECman of the Department of Hawaii Robert J. Conrad, this award is for highest membership at the department and post levels. Membership awards for departments and posts are determined by the department and post at the highest percentage for membership at the close of the following membership year.

Award Recipients


Robert J. “Bob” Conrad Membership Award
Department Level

2004 Puerto Rico
2005 France
2006 No Record
2007 Mexico
2008 Alaska
2009 France
2010 Mexico
2011 Mexico

2012

2013

Philippines

Philippines


Robert J. “Bob” Conrad Membership Award
Post Level

2004 Charles Dunn Post 75 Canada
2005 Canada Post 20 Canada
2006 No Record  
2007 Post 84 Puerto Rico
2008 Chappie James Post 34 Alaska
2009 Copenhagen Post 1 France
2010 Cabo Rojo Post 47 Puerto Rico
2011 Aurora Borealis Post 21 Alaska

2012

2013

Golfito Post 12

R.B. Anderson Post 44

Mexico

Hawaii


Erle Cocke Jr. Award

2002 National Convention Staff  
2003 No Award Given  
2004 Doug Haggan France
2005 Clarence Bacon PNC
2006 Jimmie Foster Alaska
2007 William Detweiler PNC
2008 Peggy Dettori Alaska
2009 Bruce Thiesen PNC
2010 No Award Given  
2011 Dan Wheeler National Adjutant
2012 Mike Wood Mexico
2012 Ron Howko France
2012 Ernest King Alaska

2012

2013

Bernard KY Lee

Gene Franks

Hawaii

Alaska