The Uniformed Services University Alumni Association Awards Program recognizes six individuals annually for their contributions to both the Military and Medicine using the criteria listed below.

Nominations for the 2018 USUAA Awards will be accepted by the Awards Committee starting 1 March 2018. Nominations will not be accepted after 31 March 2018.  Nomination packages should be sent by e-mail to CAPT(ret.) Sandra A. Yerkes at,  and must include:  (1) the nominee’s  current CV;  (2) a signed and dated, military format, nomination letter no longer than 2 pages, which identifies the nominee’s specific contributions and impact of those contributions; (3) contact information for the nominator and nominee, including  name, phone number and valid e-mail address for each. An individual can be nominated for more than one award, but can only be selected for one award in any given calendar year.  Only one person can be nominated by any nominator for each award category.  The selection for each award will be made by the Awards Committee based on a review of the nominations. Awardees will be recognized at the USUAA Founders Day Dinner on Friday, 21 September 2018, and will receive a custom medallion and citation in recognition of their accomplishments.

Specific Award Criteria can be found on the USUAA Alumni Website at: