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Published On 6/12/2024
Monday, the Defense Information School announced its 2024 class of Hall of Fame inductees. Accomplished professionals from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps will be inducted. MG Eder is also a Lifetime Member and one of the original 50 to join the association.
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Published On 5/27/2024
The Army Public Affairs Association (APAA) has extended the application deadline for the Donald Nathan Carr Memorial Scholarship for Public Affairs Excellence to June 30, 2024. Named to honor of one of the Army’s longest serving and most recognized public affairs professionals who passed away in 2019, the Carr scholarship will be awarded as several scholarships to fund or help fund professional development for public affairs and visual information Soldiers and Civilians.
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Published On 5/2/2024
Nominations are being accepted for the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award and the Master Sgt Marcia J. Triggs Award of Excellence for 2024. Deadline for submission is June 15, 2024.
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Published On 3/27/2024
The Army Public Affairs Association (APAA) is proud to announce the creation of the Donald Nathan Carr Memorial Scholarship for Public Affairs Excellence. Named to honor of one of the Army’s longest serving and most recognized public affairs professionals who passed away in 2019, this scholarship will be awarded as several scholarships to up to five applicants annually.
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Published On 9/18/2023
Retired Colonel Doug Coffee has been selected as the 2023 Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
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Published On 9/18/2023
Master Sergeant Ashley K. Huiras has been selected as the 2023 Master Sgt. Marcia J. Triggs Award of Excellence Recipient.
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Published On 6/15/2023
Nominations are being accepted for the 2023 MSG Marcia J. Triggs Award of Excellence and the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award. Deadline for submission is July 31, 2023.
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Published On 6/13/2023
Today, the Defense Information School announced its 2023 class of Hall of Fame inductees. Accomplished public affairs professionals from the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps were recognized.
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Published On 12/19/2022
The Army Public Affairs Association is proud to announce Jack E. Gordon has been named the 2022 recipient of the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his service to Army Public Affairs, both as a Soldier and a Department of the Army Civilian. Mr. Gordon passed away Feb. 7, 2022, at his home overlooking the waters of the Ohio River, a place he truly loved.

“This is a first time posthumous award for us and we are very happy to be able to honor this lifelong Army Public Affairs professional,” said John Harlow, president of the Army Public Affairs Association. “Jack Gordon was a dedicated, quiet professional who served selflessly for decades, leaving a legacy of contribution to the professional that will endure for generations.”

The Joe Galloway award is an annual award intended to recognize a lifetime of sustained support to the U.S. Army and to the Army public affairs community, through extraordinary contributions to the mission and profession of public affairs.
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Published On 10/13/2021
In a first for the Army Public Affairs Association, two recipients have been awarded the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021. The association is delighted to recognize Ms. Tansill R Johnson and retired Lt. Col. Ryan Yantis, each for their exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the Army Public Affairs community.
The Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a lifetime of sustained support to the U.S. Army and to the Army public affairs community, through extraordinary contributions to the mission and profession of public affairs.
“These two exceptional public affairs leaders and innovators join the elite among us as Joe Galloway Lifetime Award recipients,” said John Harlow, president of the Army Public Affairs Association, which hosts/sponsors the award. “They always put Soldiers and their Families first, as Joe Galloway did. They are the best of us. We are thrilled to recognize their lifetime of achievement and service." (Photos at Read More)
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Published On 4/22/2019
Larry Icenogle has been named the 2019 recipient of the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his service to Army Public Affairs both in uniform and as a Department of the Army Civilian.
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Published On 10/5/2018
The Army Public Affairs Association is pleased to recognize Donald N. Carr as the 2018 recipient of the Joe Galloway Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his 42 years of service to Army Public Affairs both in uniform and as a Department of the Army Civilian.
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Published On 12/6/2022
The Army Public Affairs Association is proud to announce Army Staff Sgt. Stephen L. Dornbos is the 2022 recipient of the Master Sgt. Marcia J. Triggs Award for Excellence. Dornbos serves as the Noncommissioned Officer-in-Charge of the 50th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Fort Stewart, Georgia. The MSG Marcia J. Triggs Award for Excellence is an annual recognition for an Army noncommissioned officer in grades E-6 through E-8 who has demonstrated outstanding and sustained excellence in leadership.
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Published On 8/24/2021
The Army Public Affairs Association is proud to announce Army Master Sgt. Charles E. (Chuck) Burden is the 2021 recipient of the Master Sgt. Marcia Triggs Award for Excellence. Burden is the noncommissioned officer in charge of the Joint Staff Public Affairs Office at the Pentagon. The Triggs Award is an annual recognition for an Army noncommissioned officer in grades E-6 through E-8 who has demonstrated outstanding and sustained excellence in leadership.
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Published On 5/27/2021
The Army Public Affairs Association is proud to announce Army Sgt. 1st Class Heather Denby is the 2020 recipient of the Master Sgt. Marcia Triggs Award for Excellence. Denby is the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 28th Public Affairs Detachment, in Hawaii. The Triggs Award is an annual recognition for an Army noncommissioned officer in grades E-6 through E-8 who has demonstrated outstanding and sustained excellence in leadership.
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