2014 MCAA Aviation Awards

The MCAA awards are on permanent display at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum (www.flyingleathernecks.org) aboard MCAS Miramar, San Diego, CA.

Award Winners at a Glance
MCAA 2014 Awardees Snapshot

Individual Awards

Alfred A. Cunningham Aviator of the Year Award - Capt Travis Stephenson

Robert Guy Robinson Marine Naval Flight Officer of the Year Award - Capt Bradley Buick


Earle Hattaway Marine Aviation Ground Officer of the Year Award - Capt Narsico Corral

Robert F. Gibson Aviation Command & Control Officer of the Year Award - Maj Jason Sharp

Silver Hawk Award - Gen James F. Amos

Danny L. Radish Marine Enlisted Aircrew of the Year Award - GySgt James Garner

Willie D. Sproule Aviation Maintenance Marine of the Year Award - Sgt Kevin Adcock

Kenneth W. Southcomb Aviation Supply Marine of the Year Award - MSgt Rodolfo Flores

Paul G. Vess Avionics Marine of the Year Award - Sgt Eric Smith

Gaines B. Gilbert Award Aviation Ordnance Marine of the Year Award - Sgt Jason Connolly

Kenneth A. Innis Aviation Command & Control Marine of the Year Award - SSgt Adele Grullon-Knupp

Jack W. Demmond Aviation Ground Marine of the Year Award - SSgt Victor Carmona

James E. Nicholson Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Award - Sgt Zachary Kirk

Micahel A. Hough Acquisition Award  -  Maj Josue Diaz

James Maguire Exceptional Achievement Award - Cpl Gavin Christian

Unit Awards
Robert M. Hanson Fighter/Attack Squadron of the Year Award - VMFA-312

Lawson H. M. Sanderson Marine Attack Squadron of the Year Award - VMA-311

Royal N. Moore Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron of the Year Award - VMAQ-3


Henry Wildfang Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron of the Year - VMGR-352

Keith B. McCutheon Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron of the Year Award - HMH-461


Edward C. Dyer Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron of the Year Award - HMM-364

Fred McCorkle Marine Tiltrotor Squadron of the Year Award - VMM-265

John P. Giguere Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron of the Year Award - HMLA-169

Donald E. Davis Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron of the Year Award - MALS-36

James E. Hatch Marine Wing Support Squadron of the Year Award - MWSS-372

Edward S. Fris Marine Air Command & Control Squadron of the Year Award - MACG-28


Commandant's Aviation Award - VMGR-252

Pete Ross Marine Aviation Safety Award - HMLA-169


Previous Award Recipients
1962 - 2014
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