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ROCK and Honorary ROCK of the Year Award

2018 General Guidance for the ROCK of the Year (ROY) and

Honorary ROCK of the Year (HROY) Awards

 

- The ROCK of the Year award recognizes distinguished Rocks members who have made significant and sustained contributions to the Armed Forces, the US military officer corps, and the Rocks Inc.

 
- The Honorary ROCK of the Year recognizes distinguished senior leaders who have made significant and sustained contributions to the Armed Forces, the US military officer corps, and the Rocks Inc.

 
- The National Board establishes the award criteria based on input from the ROCK of the Year committee and National Board deliberations.

 
- The RHROYASC Chairperson will submit a final report to the National Board NLT 60 days following the ROY/HROY selection board that includes committee findings, selection process feedback, and recommendations. 

 
- Award criteria will be reviewed annually by the National Board.
 
 
 

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On behalf of The National Board of the Rocks, Inc. and the Rock of the Year Committee, the following winners were selected for the 2018 HROY/ROY awards:
 

ROCKS of the Year:

GEN Carter F. Ham, USA, Retired
LTG Leslie Smith, USA
COL Shelia Howell-Flowers, USA, Retired

 

Honorary ROCKS of the Year:

GEN James C. McConville, USA

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!

 

 

Bobby Burke Award

Purpose: The Colonel (Retired) Robert “Bobby”  B. Burke “ Award is bestowed upon members of the ROCKS, Incorporated who meet the criteria established in the Robert B. Burke Award SOP.

  

 
On behalf of The National Board of the Rocks, Inc. and the Bobby Burke Committee,
the following individual were selected for the 2016 Colonel (Retired) Robert “Bobby” B. Burke Award:
 
LTC Craig L. Evans, USA
LTC Darren T. Spears, USA

National Chairman's Award

National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.
2018 Chairman Awards Recipients


Oahu, HI (Aloha Chapter)

MAJ Brandon C. Grooms, USA

 

Carlisle, PA (MG Rogers Chapter)

LTC(P) Andre Burks, USA

LTC Lisa Lamb, USA

Ms. Valerie Lubin, USA

 

Fort Bragg, SC (All-American Chapter)

LTC Courtney Abraham, USA

CPT Markel Hall, USA

1LT Xavier O. Jones, USA

 

Fort Knox, KY (Gold Vault Chapter)

CPT Brandon C. Frazier, USA

 

Fort Leavenworth, KS (Buffao Soldiers Chapter)

MAJ Tamara Dasilva, USA

MAJ William Branch, USA

MAJ Wayne Griffin, USA

 

Hampton Roads, VA

LTC Joseph A. Harris, USA

 

South Korea (Morning Calm)

LTC Vaughan M. Byrum, USA

MAJ William D. Spruill, USA

LTC Vashaun A. (Tony) Wrice, USA

 

Washington, DC

MAJ Tamisha Norris, USA

CPT LeKeisha Matthews, USA

Mr. Ernest Smiley, USA

 

National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.

COL Michael Mclendon, USA

MAJ(R) E. Sean Lanier, USA

MAJ Mishenda Siggal, USA

Mr. Albert B. Blake

Ms. Jade Fulce

Mrs. Delores Johnson-Davis

COL (R) Angela Hemmingway

COL Karen Wrancher

COL (R) Dorene Hurt

COL Cedric Carrington

LTC Kirk Duncan

LTC Cyldellia Prichard-Allen

LTC Lawanda D. Warthen

MAJ Stephen Stanley

MAJ Jeffrey Whitherspoon

Major Adhana McCarthy

CPT Jonathan Fagins

Captain Howard Falls

Captain Carlos Standford