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Trophies and awards sponsored by the Order of Daedalians:

MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN D. FOULOIS MEMORIAL AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and safety of flight award presented annually to the Major Air Command of the United States Air Force determined by the Chief of Staff, USAF, to have achieved the best flying safety record during the award period. (The original Daedalian trophy; first awarded in 1938.)

ADMIRAL JAMES S. RUSSELL NAVAL AVIATION FLIGHT SAFETY AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the United States Navy Flying unit selected by the Chief of Naval Operations as having the most effective flight safety accident prevention program. (First awarded in 1978.)

BRIGADIER GENERAL CARL I. HUTTON MEMORIAL AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the United States Army unit determined by the Department of the Army to have demonstrated outstanding professionalism and to have made invaluable contributions to the advancement of flight safety in Army Aviation. (First awarded in 1978.)

DAEDALIAN WEAPONS SYSTEM AWARD: The Colonel Franklin C. Wolfe Memorial. A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually but successively to recipient(s) in the Army, Navy or Air Force selected by the respective service to have made the major contributions to the development of an outstanding weapon system in use by that service. (First awarded in 1970.)

LIEUTENANT GENERAL HAROLD L. GEORGE CIVILIAN AIRMANSHIP AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the pilot, copilot and/or crew of a United States certified commercial airline selected by a Federal Aviation committee to have demonstrated ability, judgment and/or heroism above and beyond normal operational requirements. (First awarded in 1956.)

BRIGADIER GENERAL FRANK P. LAHM MEMORIAL AWARD FOR FLIGHT SAFETY: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the flying training wing adjudged by the Commander, Air Education and Training command, USAF, to have the most effective flight safety program during the previous calendar year. (First awarded in 1979.)

LIEUTENANT GENERAL ALLEN M. BURDETT, JR., ARMY AVIATION FLIGHT SAFETY AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the Army aviation training unit adjudged by the Commanding General, TRADOC, to have the most effective aircraft accident prevention program. (First awarded in 1970.)

ADMIRAL JOHN H. TOWERS FLIGHT SAFETY AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to that training squadron of the Naval Air Training Command adjudged by the Chief of Naval Air Training to have achieved an outstanding record in its mission-oriented flight safety program. (First awarded in 1968.)

MAJOR GENERAL WARREN R. CARTER LOGISTICS READINESS AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the USAF unit at Base Level selected by the Chief of Staff, USAF, as having achieved the best supply effectiveness record in the United States Air Force in support of mission aircraft and/or weapons. (First awarded in 1962.)

MAJOR GENERAL CLEMENTS MCMULLEN WEAPONS SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to a USAF unit (Wing Level) determined by Headquarters USAF to have the best weapon system maintenance record for the preceding calendar year. (First awarded in 1960.)

GENERAL CURTIS E. LeMAY SERVICES AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the USAF Unit (Base Level) adjudged by Headquarters USAF to have the best overall large base MWR program in the USAF for the preceding year. (First awarded in 1965.)

MAJOR GENERAL EUGENE L. EUBANK SERVICES AWARD. A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to the USAF Unit (Base Level) adjudged by Headquarters USAF to have the best overall small base MWR program in the USAF for the preceding year. (First awarded in 1990.)

ORVILLE WRIGHT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A Daedalian award presented to outstanding graduates of the undergraduate pilot training schools of the USAF Air Education and Training Command, the Naval Air Training Command, and to outstanding graduates of the Army Aviation School. (First awarded in 1960.)

LIEUTENANT GENERALS MILLARD F. & HUBERT R. HARMON AWARD: A Daedalian award presented annually to the USAF Academy Outstanding Cadet in the Order of Graduation - the top graduate. (First awarded in 1959.)

GENERAL MUIR S. FAIRCHILD EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A Daedalian trophy and award presented annually to a member or members of the Air University adjudged by the Commander, Air University, to have made the most significant contribution to Air University education or to Air Force education in general. (First awarded in 1964.)

DAEDALIAN DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Presented as warranted to active Daedalians in good standing in recognition of outstanding feats of airmanship or other related and enduring achievements in the field of aeronautics. (First awarded in 1984.)

DAEDALIAN CITATION OF HONOR: Presented as warranted to individuals for extraordinary achievements or contributions that further the Tenets and Objectives of the Order. (First awarded in 1967.)

DAEDALIAN JROTC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Presented annually to outstanding cadets at participating high schools. (First awarded in 1978.) For more information on ordering the award for your high school, click here.

 
 

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