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ROCK and Honorary ROCK of the Year Award

2017 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 2017 HROY/ROY awards:
 

ROCKS of the Year:

MG Christopher Hughes, USA

COL Gavin A. Lawrence, USA

 

Honorary ROCKS of the Year:

GEN Mark A. Milley, 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:
 
MAJ Andre A. Battiste, Sr., USA
 

Robert B. Burke Award Receipients

National Chairman's Award

National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.
2017 Chairman Awards Recipients


Aloha Chapter of the ROCKS (Oahu, HI)

Captain Cathleen Rush, USA

 

Buffalo Soldiers Chapter of the ROCKS (Fort Leavenworth, KS)

Colonel Norma Bradford, USA

Captain Carolina Cruz, USA

Major Michelle Cutts, USA

 

Gold Vault Chapter of the ROCKS (Fort Knox, KY)

Brigadier General Barbara L. Owens, USA

Captain April L. Habib, USA

 

Hampton Roads Chapter of the ROCKS (Hampton, VA)

Colonel Don Edwards, Jr., USA

Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Juan M. Crockett, USA

Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Terrell L. Jones, USA

 

Washington, DC Chapter of the ROCKS, Inc.

Colonel Jennifer Wesley, USA

Major Stephen Stanley, USA

 

National Board

General Carter F. Ham, USA, Retired

Lieutenant General James C. McConville, USA

Colonel Eric P. Flowers, USA

Colonel Dorene Hurt, USA, Retired

Colonel Lillian Anita Dixon, USA, Retired

Colonel Lucretia M. McClenney, USA, Retired

Lieutenant Colonel Charles Holden, USA, Retired

Ms. Susan Gordon

Mrs. Delores Johnson-Davis

Mr. Warren Whitlock