Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Benjamin Harrison Medal

Purpose

To promote excellence in leadership, academics and physical fitness by recognizing the overall outstanding graduates of professional development courses (e.g., ALC, SLC, WOBC, WOAC, BOLC, AGCCC, and Senior Human Resources Management Course for 42A, 42B, 42H, 42R, 42S, 79R, 79S, 79T, and 79V).

Eligibility

Any Commissioned, Warrant, or Noncommissioned Officer who is an Army AG or HR student when the recommendation is made.

Criteria

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

History

This award is for outstanding performance in leadership, academics and physical fitness while attending basic and advanced level Army AG / HR training.  The award is presented in recognition of President Benjamin Harrison and Fort Benjamin Harrison as the original home of the Adjutant General’s Corps.  A replica of the original Presidential medal honors President Harrison’s name.

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.  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.

Announcement

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

Presentation

The medal and certificate should be presented at the respective course’s 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.

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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