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Major General Anthony J. Drexel Biddle Medal

Description

The MAJOR GENERAL ANTHONY J. DREXEL BIDDLE MEDAL, was originally named the President’s Medal for service to the Association of the United States Army and later, the Biddle Medal.  It was renamed the President’s Medal once again in 1984.  Renamed the Biddle Medal again in 1999, it is awarded annually to the individual who has contributed most significantly to the advancement and mission of the Association of the U.S. Army during the period ending 30 June of each year.  Normally the recipient would be a member of the Association but this is not a requirement.

Criteria

  1.  Awarded annually to the individual who has contributed most significantly to the advancement and mission of the Association of the U.S. Army into the current calendar year.
  2. Award will not be made to a nominee whose only contribution was incident to assigned duties as a uniformed member or civilian employee of the Army.
  3. Elected or appointed Federal Government Officials (except Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army who have served multiple terms) are deferred from consideration to receive the award while in office.
  4. Members of the AUSA Council of Trustees are deferred from consideration to receive the award while serving as a Trustee.
  5. While it is desirable for the recipient be a member of the Association, there is no requirement that those nominated or selected be members.

Candidate must be present to accept the award at the Association’s Annual Meeting

 Previous Recipients

1965 Honorable Eugene E. Northern
1966 Mr. Oscar L. Betts, Jr.
1967 Honorable Wilber Brucker
1968 LTC Josephine L. Redenius
1969 Mr.  Felix Eugene Hernandez
1970 Mr. Arthur C. Kaufman
1971 MG F. C. Mencaccy
1972 Mr. Samuel T. Jones, Jr.
1973 Mr. Ernest L. Massei, Jr.
1974 COL John H. Lattin
1975 Mr. Lewis M. Perlstein
1976 Mr. Ronnie L. Lamm
1977 Mr. Edward C. Logelin
1978 CSM Kenneth J. Merritt
     Mr. Edward H. Smoot
1979 Mr. John M. Skaradowski
1980 CSM William T. Mixon
1981 COL John W. Oswalt
1982 Mr. Thomas R. Stuelpnagel
1983 Mr. Joseph P. Schwan
1984 BG Allen G. Pixton
1985 BG Andrew J. Seitz
1986 CSM Leo C. Pike
1987 MG Archie S. Cannon, Jr.
1988Mr. George M. Houston
1989 Mr. T.L. “Sonny” Berry
1990 GEN Maxwell R. Thurman
1991 Mr. Bill F. Bentley
1992 GEN William G.T. Tuttle, Jr.
1993 Mr. Robert C. Carter
     Mr. Park, Jung-Ki
1994 SMA William G. Bainbridge
     Mr. William S. Hinkle
1995 SMA Leon L. Van Autreve
1996 CSM James J. Gallagher
     Mr. J. Wallace Schottelkotte
1997 Honorable Gilbert F. Decker
1998 COL Duane H. Bartrem
1999 SMA William A. Connelly
     COL Harry F. Middleton
2000 LTG Julius W. Becton, Jr.
     Honorable Paul J. Hoeper
2001 LTC Woodrow Harrison
2002 Ms. Clarissa J. Freeman
     MG Ronald H. Markarian
2003 GEN Paik, Sun Yup
     Mr. Bobby G. Suggs
2004Mr. Charles A. Henderson
2005Ms. Brenda M. Dougherty
2006 COL Russell H. Davis, Jr.
2007 Edward D. Dauksz
2008 COL Michael T. Plummer
2009 COL David A. Appling
2010 Terry Tuggle
2011 COL William Beiswenger
     Norman Harkins
2012 BG Robert A. Drolet
     Virgil L. Teter, Jr.
2013 COL David A. Beckner
2014 Carlene Joseph
2015 Felicia Campbell
2016Karen R. Lowe
2017Catherine C. Roache
2018Toni Schuman