Student Awards

These awards are sponsored by the Air Force Historical Foundation, and are open to cadets in commissioning programs and to officers undergoing professional military education. Award winners are selected by a competitive process within each institution.

  • Two Air Forces Award (2018)  — Wing Commander D. Smathers, RAF

“Air-Land Integration in the Western Desert 1940-42”

Selection by the Royal Air Force Historical Society

  • The Air War College Award (2018)  —  Mr. Fidelion O. Damian

“More Afraid of your Friends than the Enemy: Coalition Dynamics in the Korean War”

  • Air Command and Staff College Award (2017)  —  Maj Brandon Losacker, USAF

“Combat Search and Rescue: Restoring Promise to a Sacred Assurance”

  • School of Advanced Air and Space Studies Award (2016)  —  Sq Leader Joseph S. Doyle, RAF

“The Yom Kippur War And the Shaping of the United States Air Force”

  • Air Force Academy Award (2018)  —  Cadet Second Class Robert Mahoney, USAF

“An American Air War over St. Mihiel”

  • General Bryce Poe II Award (2018)  — 2nd Lieutenant Luke M. Brantley

“Looking Past the Spark to Find the fuel of the Arab Spring Fire”

  • Air Force ROTC Award (2017)  —  Cadet James C. Cassell, USAF