State Funeral for War Veterans
"To convince Congress to pass legislation to grant a State Funeral for the last Medal of Honor recipients from the Korean and Vietnam Wars, as a final to salute to all the men and women who served."
GEORGE MARSHALL AWARD
The Winner of the George Marshall Award is 2022 Senator Joe Manchin
To a Patriotic living American who exemplifies the sacrifice and service of the 16 million women and men who served in our Armed Forces during World War II. A leader who has demonstrated his love of the World War II Veteran through his time, leadership and resources.
2021 Charles Coolidge, MOH 1944 Tennessee
2020 - Hershel "Woody" Williams, MOH 1945, West Virginia
2019 - Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.)
WOODY WILLIAMS AWARD
The 2022 Winner of the Woody Williams Award is
Brett Reistad, Former National Commander of The American Legion
To the State Chair or Board Member who does the most to promote and expand the mission of State Funeral for World War II Veterans.
2021 - Dr. Danny Reeves, National Recruitment Chairman & Randy Frank, Kansas State Chairperson
2020 - Ronald Ramseyer, National Board Member, Massachusetts
2019 - Beth and Charlie Sell, Tennessee State Chairpersons
2018 - Richard Richard LaBrash, Missouri State Chair
GEORGE PATTON AWARD
The 2022 Winner of the George Patton award is
Congressman John Kevin"Jake" Ellzey Sr.
To a government official who has demonstrated a love of Veterans, leadership and action in support of the effort to have a non Presidential State Funeral for the last Medal of Honor recipient from the Korean War and the War in Vietnam.
The 2022 Winner of the Caisson award is
Abe Abrahamson, Idaho State Chairperson
To the volunteer that does the most to support our organization.
2021- Dr. Nick Mueller, Co Founder, National World War II Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana
2020 - Carol Lalani and Barbara Skelton, Co Chairs, Montana
2019 - Don Loeslie, Minnesota State Chairperson
2018 - Randy Edwards, Utah State Chairperson