AUSA Volunteer Family of the Year


The VOLUNTEER FAMILY OF THE YEAR AWARD is presented annually to an outstanding family in recognition of its volunteer efforts to promote the well-being of Soldiers and their family members.  Recipient may be Active duty, Army civilian, or from the Army Reserve Component.  This award was established in 2002 as a joint venture of Rubbermaid Group and the Association of the United States Army and is formally referred to as the AUSA Rubbermaid Volunteer Family of the Year Award.

Previous Recipients

2002SFC Lynn J. Dedeaux Family
2003SSG Michael McClaran Family
2004CSM Brian Wiles Family
2005SGT Jon Kerr Family
2006CSM Darrel Calton Family
2007LTC John R. Chavez Family
2008LTC Ronald Rallis Family
2009MAJ Kevin Bolke Family
2010MSG Evalani Faniel Family
2011SGT Jeremy Barnhart Family
2012CPT William Mendelsohn Family
20131SG Tommy Flores Family
2014SFC Charles Hindbaugh Family
2015SGT Blagoy Pogoncheff Family
2016MAJ Craig Young Family
2017SFC Eryn Seidl Family
2018SSG Vincent Pastore Family
2019The Ellwein Family