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The Airlift/Tanker Association sponsors several awards administered by Air Mobility Command:
- A/TA Young Leadership Award – AMCI 36-2808 (Twelve Individual Awards) Identifies and recognizes 12 outstanding individuals who will likely become future leaders within the Air Mobility community.
- AMC Key Spouse Award – AMCI 36-2808 To recognize the critical role Key Spouses play in the wing/unit/organization’s mission success.
- General Dutch Huyser – Outstanding Aircrew Member Award – AMCI 36-2806 (Seven Individual Awards) Identifies and recognizes an outstanding pilot, navigator, flight engineer, loadmaster, boom operator, flight attendant, and mission specialist for sustained excellence in airmanship.
- General P.K. Carlton – Valor Award – AMCI 36-2806 (One Individual Award) Identifies and recognizes an outstanding airlift or tanker aircrew or aircrew member for valor.
- Specialized Mission Award – AMCI 36-2806 (One Individual Award) Identifies and recognizes an outstanding individual whose performance of duties in support of an aerial air mobility mission is exceptionally noteworthy during crises, contingencies, or humanitarian airlift. This award is presented to career fields not covered by the General Dutch Huyser award categories.
- General William G. Moore, Jr. Trophy – AMCI 36-2806 (One Wing, AMC RODEO winner) *Archival Only
- Ronald R. Fogleman Award – Identifies and Recognizes the top Advanced Studies of Air Mobility (ASAM) graduate. (One Individual Award)
- Colonel Gail Halvorsen Award (One Individual Award) Identifies and recognizes an outstanding Air Transportation (2T2XX) individual for sustained excellence in aerial port operations.
- Major General Stanley F. Newman Award (Outstanding ANG Wing/Group) Identifies and recognizes the most outstanding ANG wing/group contributing to overall success of the MAF mission. (2017 suspense date:19 July)
- Lieutennant General James E. Sherrard III Award (Outstanding AFRC Wing/Group) Identifies and recognizes the most outstanding Air Force Reserve Wing or group that distinguishes itself in the performance and support of the Mobility Air Forces mission.
The Airlift/Tanker Association sponsored and administered awards:
- Hall of Fame (HOF) Award (One Individual Award) Identifies and recognizes an outstanding Airlift/Tanker individual or group whose sustained legacy of achievement distinguished themselves in outstanding performance to the Air Mobility mission.
- United States Air Force Academy Core Values Trophy (One USAFA Cadet Squadron) Identifies and recognizes the USAFA Cadet squadron that best exemplifies the USAF core values of integrity, service and excellence during the past year.
- The Chairman’s Cup – Identifies and recognizes the winning CRUD team with a distinguished cup for display in a squadron, group, or wing facility. The Chairman’s Cup will be presented to the winning CRUD team by the A/TA Chairman.
- The President’s Award – Identifies and recognizes A/TA member-volunteers who contribute immeasurably to the overall success of the Airlift/Tanker Association. All non-elected, non-paid A/TA members are eligible. Awardees are selected by the President through recommendations from the A/TA elected board and approved by the A/TA Chairman.
The Airlift/Tanker Association sponsors one award administered by the Air War College:
- Global Reach Award – Designed to recognize excellence in research and writing at the graduate level in the area of Global Mobility. Award entries are selected from the Air War College Professional Studies Paper program and are nominated to the awards committee by the authors’ research advisors. The Professional Studies Paper is a 5,000 word analytical (qualitative or quantitative) essay on a topic of significance to the Department of Defense or country and must have a general/ flag office sponsor. The research is an opportunity to conduct original analysis and is in partial fulfillment of the graduating requirements of the Air War College curriculum.