Major General Anthony J. Drexel Biddle Medal

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 Board of Directors are deferred from consideration to receive the award while serving on the board.
  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.
  6. Candidate must be present to accept the award at the Association’s Annual Meeting.

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.
1988 Mr. 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
2004 Mr. Charles A. Henderson
2005 Ms. 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
2016 Karen R. Lowe
2017 Catherine C. Roache
2018 Toni Schuman
2019 Colonel Hugh “Sandy” McLeod III
2020 Mary Trier
2021 COL William Glenn Yarborough Jr.