Awards from 2019 National Convention

National Color Guard - Stillwell Award - Detachment of New York

Endowment Fund Awards

James A. Drain Founder's Award (highest per capita) - Oregon

Harry W. Colmery Legacy Award (largest donation) - New York

Child Welfare Foundation:

Garland D. Murphy, Jr. Award (largest donation) - New York

Udie Grant Legacy Award (top Legon Family combined) - Florida

Meritorious Achievement Award - Philippines

Largest Donations by Region:

East - New York

South - Floriday

Midwest - Colorado

Central - Ohio

West - Arizona

Excellence Award (largest per capita) - Nevada

Largest Per Capita by Region:

East - Vermont

South - Mississippi

Midwest - Colorado

Central - Ohio

West - Philippines


Detachment - Washington

District - Southeast Shore District, Maryland


West - Colton Square, CA Squadron 155

Midwest - Benton, NE Squadron 112

Central - Wellington, OH Squadron 8

East - Leonardo, NJ Squadron 338

South - College Park, Ga. Squadron 51


Membership Awards:

Hartline Award-Most New Squadrons - Pennsylvania

Houghton Award-Greatest % Increase in Membership

Category 1 – Mississippi

Category 2 – Oklahoma

Category 3 – Wisconsin

Category 4 – Arizona

Category 5 – Floriada

Highest Renewal Percentage by Region

East - France

South - Mississippi

Central - Iowa

Midwest - Nebraska

West - Alaska

Largest Squadron Award – Newport Harbor, Ca. Squadron 291, 1,570

Triple Nickel Award

Wisconsin - 106% + 93% renewals + 5 new squadrons


History Book Awards

Squadron - Rochester, NH Squadron 7

Detachment - Vermont


VA&R Awards

Kirby Kepler Memorial (Squadron): Colton, CA Squadron 155

Allen I. O’Brian Memorial (District): District 6 Nebraska

Earl Webster Memorial (Detachment): Washington

Charles B. Rigsby Volunteer of the Year: Nick Arceo - Littleton, CO Squadron 103


Americanism Awards

The winners for the Gerald Atwood-Edward Beyea-Raymond York Memorial Awards (Best Americanism program) are:

Detachment  – Washington

District – Nebraska 6th District

Squadron- Antwerp, NY Squadron 916

National Emergency Fund Awards:

Largest Donation Per Capita in the Nation – Arkansas

Largest Donation Per Capita in the Central Region – Missouri

Largest Donation Per Capita in the Midwest Region – Montana

Largest Donation Per Capita in the Eest Region – Connecticut

Largest Donation Per Capita in the West Region - Alaska

The following Community Service Scrapbook Awards were presented:

Detachment Scrapbook Award – Maryland

District Scrapbook Award – Third District - Minnesota

Squadron Scrapbook Award – La Plata, MD Squadron 82 


George B. Evans Grassroot Veterans Advocate of The Year Award

Lucas Herring - Barre, VT Squadron 10 


Commander's Legacy Scholarship Awards

Largest Donation

East - Massachusetts

South - Florida

Midwest - Nebraska

West - Arizona

East - Delaware


Children & Youth - Glen Burnie, MD Squadron 40

Americanism - Coldwater, MI Squadron 52

Veterans Affairs - Somer Pointe, NJ Squadron 352