Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

AIT Medal of Excellence

Purpose

To promote excellence in academics, physical fitness, and leadership by recognizing the overall outstanding graduate of Adjutant General’s Corps Advanced Individual Training (AIT) courses.

Eligibility

Any Soldier who successfully completes an AG Corps AIT Course.

Criteria

As established by the host Army School which determines the overall outstanding AIT class graduate based on academics, physical fitness, and leadership.

History

This award was established to recognize initial entry level Soldiers attending and successfully completing an AG Corps AIT Course for obtaining the highest overall class standing in academics, physical fitness, and leadership.

Cost

To be borne by the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association.

Recommending Procedures

Army School Commandants, Directors, or their appointed representatives will recommend each qualified student to the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association.  A graduation report listing the person receiving the AIT Medal of Excellence will also be included with the recommendation.  This recommendation will be forwarded by email (preferred method) to awards@agcra.com or mailed to the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association, ATTN: VP for Awards, PO Box 10026, Fort Jackson, SC 29207-0026.

Approval Process

The AGCRA VP for Awards will prepare the certificate for the President of the Association’s authenticating signature.  When signed, the certificate and medal will be forwarded to the host Army school for presentation.  The School Commandants, Directors, or their appointed representatives will then finalize the signed certificate with the awardee’s name, class, and date.

Announcement

Award recipients will be published in “1775″ and on the official AGCRA website.

Presentation

The certificate and medal should be presented at the AIT graduation ceremony.

Recording

All awards will be recorded by entering the recipient’s name, rank and unit in a database maintained by the AGCRA VP for Awards.  This database will be reviewed as part of the approval process.

Revocation

In the unlikely event that information becomes known that a fraudulent award has been made, or dishonorable conduct is substantiated, the National Executive Council can revoke this award, annotate the database, and notify the individual of the action.

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