Army Aviation Association of America Announces
2017 National Functional Award Winners

(MONROE, Conn., Nov. 9, 2017) – The Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 AAAA National Functional awards.


AAAA Aircraft Survivability Equipment Award
Sponsored by BAE Systems, Inc.

CW4 Jonathan M. Mihalka
Redstone Test Center
Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

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AAAA Aviation Mission Survivability Officer Award
Sponsored by VT Miltope

CW3 William A. Carroll
1st Battalion (Attack Reconnaissance), 1st Aviation Regiment
Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
Fort Riley, Kansas

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AAAA Avionics Award
Sponsored by Cubic Defense Systems, Inc.

SSG Derrick B. Hubbard, Jr.
Company D, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment,
25th Combat Aviation Brigade
Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii

The above awards were presented during the AAAA Aircraft Survivability Equipment Symposium, Nov. 13-14, at the Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama.

The following awards were presented during the Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Sustainment Symposium, Nov. 15-16, at the Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama.

AAAA Outstanding Logistics Support Unit of the Year
Sponsored by AAAA

Company D, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia
Commander: MAJ Anthony F. Colgary, IV
Senior NCO: 1SG Anthony L. Mintz

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AAAA Materiel Readiness Award for a Contribution by a Small Business
Sponsored by AAAA

ARMA Aviation Corporation
Tampa, Florida

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AAAA Materiel Readiness Award for a Contribution by a Major Contractor
Sponsored by AAAA

DynCorp International
Huntsville, Alabama

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AAAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Soldier of the Year Award
Sponsored by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

SSG Dilon E. Medina
Company E, 227th Aviation Regiment
1st Air Cavalry Brigade
Fort Hood, Texas

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AAAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit of the Year Award
Sponsored by Textron Systems

Company E, 227th Aviation Regiment
1st Air Cavalry Brigade
Fort Hood, Texas
Commander: CPT Chris F. Stoinoff
Senior NCO: 1SG Shawn D. Lowe

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AAAA Fixed Wing Unit Award
Sponsored by CAE USA Defense & Security

206th Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation)
Task Force ODIN
Fort Hood, Texas
Commander: LTC Jarred M. Lang
Senior NCO: SGM Jose L. Bermudez

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For more information, contact AAAA National Office at (203) 268-2450 or aaaa@quad-a.org