2013 Membership Award Recipients

2013 Membership Awards

The following chapters have qualified for these awards based on their recruitment of new members during the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013.

Arthur C. Storz Sr. Membership Award
Presented to that AFA chapter which produces the highest number of new members during the 12 month period ending June 30, 2013, as a percentage of total chapter membership as of July 1, 2012. This award is based on both the quantity of new members as well as sustained new member recruitment.

John C. Stennis Chapter, Mississippi


Jack Gross Awards
Presented to the chapter in each size category with the highest number of new members as a percentage of chapter size at the beginning of the membership year. A minimum of 10 is required.

Small Chapter:      
South Alabama Chapter, Alabama

Medium Chapter:     
Golden Triangle Chapter, Mississippi

Large Chapter:        
John C. Stennis Chapter, Mississippi

Extra Large Chapter:    
David D. Terry, Jr. Chapter, Arkansas

Chapter Larger than 1100:   
Langley Chapter, Virginia

Chapter Retention Awards

Overall Retention Award

Small Chapter:
Altoona Chapter, PA

Medium Chapter:     
Total Force Chapter, PA

Large Chapter:    
Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. Chapter, NJ

Extra Large Chapter:    
Ak-Sar-Ben Chapter, NE

Chapter Larger than 1100:  
Thunderbird Chapter, NV

First Year Retention Award

Small Chapter:
Mifflin County Chapter, PA

Medium Chapter:  
Total Force Chapter, PA

Large Chapter:    
Pope Chapter, NC

Extra Large Chapter:  
Mount Clemens Chapter, MI

Chapter Larger than 1100:  
Mile High Chapter, CO

Community Partner Membership Awards

Gold Awards:

Robert H. Goddard Chapter, CA    
Mel Harmon Chapter, CO
Swamp Fox Chapter, SC
Gen. David C. Jones Chapter, ND
Altus Chapter, OK
Happy Hooligan Chapter, ND
Northeast Texas Chapter, TX
Fort Wayne Chapter, IN
Fairbanks Midnight Sun Chapter, AK
Leigh Wade Chapter, VA
Fort Dodge Chapter, IA
Enid Chapter, OK
Meridian Chapter, MS
McChord Field Chapter, WA
Montgomery Chapter, AL    
MiG Alley Chapter, AP

Achievement Awards:

Gen. Bruce K. Holloway Chapter, TN
Golden Triangle Chapter, MS
Paul Revere Chapter, MA
Steel Valley Chapter, OH
Shooting Star Chapter, NJ
Cheyenne Cowboy Chapter, WY
Ute-Rocky Mountain Chapter, UT
Tennessee Valley Chapter, AL
Brig Gen Bill Spruance Chapter, DE
Hurlburt Chapter, FL
Eglin Chapter, FL
Central Oklahoma Gerrity Chapter, OK

2013 Year of the Community Partner Awards:

Montgomery Chapter, AL
Tennessee Valley, AL 
Robert H Goddard Chapter, CA
Eglin Chapter, FL
Fort Dodge, IA
Central Oklahoma Gerrity Chapter, OK
Northeast Texas Chapter, TX
Ute-Rocky Mountain Chapter, UT
McChord Field Chapter, WA



Special Recognition
    
Sustained New Member Recruitment:

Montgomery Chapter, AL
South Alabama Chapter, AL
David D. Terry, Jr. Chapter, AR
Frank Luke Chapter, AZ
Robert H. Goddard Chapter, CA
Miami-Homestead Chapter, FL
Paul Revere Chapter, MA
Gen. E. W. Rawlings Chapter, MN
John C. Stennis Chapter, MS
D. W. Steele, Sr. Memorial Chapter, VA
Langley Chapter, VA
MiG Alley Chapter, AP

Chapter Growth

Brig Gen Bill Spruance Chapter, DE
Donald W. Steele, Sr. Memoria Chapterl, VA
Chuck Yeager Chapter, WV
Dolomiti Chapter, Italy
Robert H. Goddard Chapter, CA
Tennessee Ernie Ford Chapter, CA
Cape Canaveral Chapter, FL
Sarasota-Manatee Chapter, FL
Mount Clemens Chapter, MI    
Fort Dodge Chapter, IA
Lt Erwin R. Bleckley Chapter, IL
Whiteman Chapter, MO
Big Sky Chapter, MT
Bozeman Chapter, MT
Billy Mitchell Chapter, WI
Mercer County Chapter, NJ
Hangar One Chapter, NJ
Sal Capriglione Chapter, NJ
Brig Gen Frederick W. Castle Chapter, NJ
Genesee Valley Chapter, NY
Iron Gate Chapter, NY
Chautauqua Chapter, NY
Albany-Hudson Valley Chapter, NY
Pocono Northeast Chapter, PA
Mifflin County Chapter, PA
Lt Col B.D. “Buzz” Wagner Chapter, PA
Altoona Chapter, PA
Total Force Chapter, PA
Snake River Valley Chapter, ID
Inland Empire Chapter, WA
Mel Harmon Chapter, CO
Birmingham Chapter, AL
Tennessee Valley Chapter, AL
South Alabama Chapter, AL
Lewis E. Lyle Chapter, AR
Maj Gen Oris B. Johnson Chapter, LA
Meridian Chapter, MS
John C. Stennis Chapter, MS
South Georgia Chapter, GA
Blue Ridge Chapter, NC
Pope Chapter, NC
Columbia Palmetto Chapter, SC
Swamp Fox Chapter, SC
Fran Parker Chapter, NM
Thunderbird Chapter, NV
Altus Chapter, OK
Austin Chapter, TX
Del Rio Chapter, TX
Abilene Chapter, TX
MiG Alley Chapter, AP

State Growth

West Virginia
Michigan
Missouri
Montana
Wisconsin
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Idaho
Washington
Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
Georgia
North Carolina
Nevada

Region Growth

North Central
Northeast
Northwest
Pacific
South Central
Southeast
Southwest