NMFA Award Recipients

Dr. Lowell G. Daun Award

The National Military Family Association’s Dr. Lowell G. Daun Award recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to the development of NMFA and its initiatives through their own support, through significantly facilitating support by others, or through assisting in accomplishing the NMFA mission of providing education, information, advocacy, and programs to support military families. The award is named in honor of Dr. Lowell G. Daun, a long-time member of NMFA’s Board of Advisors.

2016
Wounded Warrior Project

2015
Newman’s Own Foundation

2014
ValueOptions

2013
No award given

2012
Grousbeck Family Foundation
S&K Sales Company

2011
Goldman Sachs Gives

2010
Fold of Honor Foundation

2009
E.A. Sween Company
Humana Military Healthcare Services
US Family Health Plan (USFHP)
Walman Optical

2008
Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA)
United Concordia Companies, Inc. (UCCI)
Navy Federal Credit Union (NFC)
The USAA Foundation

2007
Sierra Club
Health Net Federal Services

2006
General Dynamics Corporation
The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Nestlé, USA

2005
Sears, Roebuck and Company
InCharge Education Foundation

2004
Kellogg Company
Pentagon Federal Credit Union

Anna C. Chennault Award

The National Military Family Association’s Anna C. Chennault Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of NMFA and its initiatives through their own support, through significantly facilitating support by others, or through assisting in accomplishing the NMFA mission of education, information, advocacy, and programs to support military families. The award is named in honor of Anna C. Chennault, creator and Chairman for fourteen years of the NMFA Board of Advisors.

2016
Major General John G. Meyer, Jr. (USA, Ret)
Mr. Frank J. Hogan

2015
General Michael V. Hayden (USAF, Ret) and Mrs. Jeanine Hayden

2014
Mr. Patrick Gusman

2011
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

2008
Mr. Edward F. Flaherty

2007
Ms. Joan Shalikashvili

2006
Mrs. Carol Cole
Mr. David J. McIntyre, Jr.

2005
Mrs. Joanne Holbrook Patton
Mr. Patrick Nixon

2004
Mr. Dudley R. Jones
Ms. Charlotte Tsoucalas

Support of Military Families Award

For more than 45 years, the National Military Family Association has kept the concerns and needs of military families at the forefront of all that we do. We are committed to strengthening and protecting the families of the men and women currently serving, retired, wounded, or fallen. Since 1984, we have celebrated those who have joined us in our mission. The Support of Military Families Award honors those individuals and organizations that through their own work or leadership have made changes that positively affect the lives of America’s military families around the globe.

2017
The Honorable Patty Murray
Hollister K. (Holly) Petraeus
Barbara Thompson

2015
Meg Falk

2012
Members and Staff of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, Subcommittees on Military Personnel
Members and Staff of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees, Subcommittees on Defense & Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
Staff of the Office of Military Community and Family Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Family Support Programs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard

2010
The Honorable Daniel Akaka
The Honorable Susan Davis
The Honorable Michael Michaud
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance To Military Personnel (LAMP)

2008
The Honorable Robert M. Gates
The Honorable Ike Skelton
The Honorable Jason Altmire
Leslye Arsht
Debra Wada

2006
The Honorable Carl Levin
The Honorable Mike DeWine
Gary Leeling
Dr. Jean Silvernail
“America Supports You”

2005
The United Services Organization (USO)
Lt Gen Michael McGinty, USAF

2004
The Honorable Mary Landrieu
The Honorable Chet Edwards
The Honorable Jeff Miller
The Honorable C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger

2003
The Honorable Richard Durbin
The Honorable Robin Hayes
GEN Eric Shinseki, USA
Patty Shinseki

2002
The Honorable Max Cleland
The Honorable Roscoe Bartlett

2001
The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison
The Honorable David L. Hobson

2000
The Honorable Rudy de Leon
The Honorable Charles L. Cragin

1999
The Honorable John W. Warner
The Honorable Floyd Spence
Karen Jowers

1998
The Honorable John L. Mica

1997
The Honorable Carolyn Howland Becraft

1996
The Honorable Joel Hefley

1995
The Honorable James P. Moran
The Honorable Barbara E. Vucanovich

1994
The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye
The Honorable Terry Everett
The Honorable William J. Perry

1993
The Honorable William H. Natcher
ADM J. William Kime, USCG

1992
MG Thomas Temple, USA
David W. Roberts
Karen Heath

1991
The Honorable John McCain
The Honorable John P. Murtha
Zachary Fisher
Elizabeth Fisher

1990
The Honorable Jim Slattery
VADM James A. Zimble, USN

1989
The Honorable John Glenn
The Honorable Beverly Byron
Dr. John Stremple

1988
The USO of Metropolitan Washington

1987
The Honorable Strom Thurmond
The Honorable W. G. “Bill” Hefner
The Honorable Frank R. Wolf
The Honorable William Mayer

1985
Sheila Gibbons
The Honorable John W. Warner
GEN John A. Wickham, USA
Ann Wickham
The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy
The Honorable Pete Wilson
The Honorable Patricia Schroeder
The Honorable William Whitehurst

1984
Edward McHugh
Shauna Whitworth
The Honorable Lawrence J. Korb

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