Mr. Thomas Atkinson
Recruiting Operation Officer of Army ROTC
P:  (540) 464-7680

Main Office P:  (540) 464-7351
F:  (540) 464-7639

Virginia Military Institute
2020 Kilbourne Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

Contact Army ROTC

Army ROTC Awards

For further information on the awards listed below, expand the section by selecting the plus mark (+).

AUSA Medal

Criteria
Top leader, Top 10% of ROTC academics, 25% of school academics

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
3 Nominees

Founders & Patriots of America ROTC Award

Criteria
Outstanding student, hard worker, team player, honest and upright

Branch
MSII

National Sojourners Americanism Award

Criteria
Demonstrated patriotism and dedication to American principles of leadership, fairness,opportunity

Branch
MSIII

Remarks
Narrative required

Military Officers Association of America Award

Criteria
Military leadership, academics, loyalty, character

Branch
MSIII

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Criteria
Selfless service, integrity, initiative, courage while in leadership program

Branch
MSIII

MG J.A.B. Dillard Award

Criteria
Top Cadet branched Corps of Engineers

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
$500 Check

MG Robert Wagner Award

Criteria
Marshall-New Market Cadet BN CDR

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
Book

BG Jack Sadler Award

Criteria
Top Cadet branched Artillery

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
$330 Check

USAA Spirit Award

Criteria
Top Cadet that displays "Warrior Spirit"

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
Clock

Faye & Robert Jones Scholarship

Criteria
Top Ranking Cadet contracted on scholarship

Branch
MSI/II/III

Remarks
$500 Check

COL Earl Brown Award

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
Gift Box

Veterans of Foreign Wars Award

Criteria
Good standing academically and in ROTC

Branch
MSII

Daughters of American Revolution Award

Criteria
Top 25% in ROTC and Academics

Branch
MSIV

Sons of American Revolution Award

Criteria
Outstanding leadership, military bearing, general excellence

Branch
MSI

Reserve Officer Association Medal

Criteria
Top performer:  Academics, Leadership, PT

Branch
MSI
MSII
MSIII

Top Cadet (OML)
Branch
MSI
MSII
MSIII
MSIV
Top Cadet (APFT Score)
Branch
MSI
MSII
MSIII
MSIV

USACC Cadet Awards

National Defense Transportation Association Award

Criteria
Outstanding Cadet, top 25% of ROTC Academics

Branch
MSIII
MSIV

Marshall Award

Criteria
Top MSIV Cadet:  Scholar - Athlete - Leader

Branch
MSIV

Pallas Athlete Award

Criteria
Most Outstanding Female MSIV Cadet

Branch
MSIV

Institute & Commandant Awards

COL Herbert Nash Dillard Award

Criteria
Academics, Extracurricular Activities

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
Narrative required

Cincinnati Medal

Criteria
Excellence in character and service

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
Narrative required

Bush Award

Criteria
Character and military proficiency

Branch
MSI

Remarks
Narrative required

Jarman Award

Criteria
Outstanding scholarship, conduct, and character

Branch
MSI

Remarks
Narrative required

VMI Distinguished Third Class Leadership Award

Criteria
Outstanding leadership during new Cadet Training & Rat Challenge

Branch
MSII

Remarks
Nomination Form required

William Brent Bell Military Award

Criteria
Excellence in Military Studies

Branch
MSII

Remarks
2 Nominees

Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the U.S. Medal

Criteria
Significant improvement in leadership skills

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
2 Nominees

Charles Martin Award

Criteria
Excellence in Military Science & leadership

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
2 Nominees

Commander Harry Millard Mason Military Award

Criteria
Most Military Proficient Cadet

Branch
MSIV 

Remarks
2 Nominees

Earl L. Valentine Jr. Award

Criteria
Excellence in leadership of Corps of Cadets

Branch
MSIV

Remarks
2 Nominees

Francis A. Smith Award

Criteria
Academic achievement, extracurricular, leadership, demonstrated potential

Branch
MSIII

Remarks
Narrative required

Caroline Gauss Tait Award

Criteria
Top Female Army Cadet

Branch
MSIV