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AAAA Membership Recruiting Incentives

The Association recognizes members and Chapters dedicated to membership growth through a variety of membership programs:


Each member who sponsors a new member each year receives an AAAA coin as a small token of our appreciation and credit towards recognition as an "ACE".


Each member who sponsors a total of five new members each year receives a $10 Amazon Gift Card in appreciation of the effort and is eligible to win the AAAA's "TOP GUN" Contest.


As of December 1st - the current stats are:

Letson, Michael 71
Hayes, Courtney 61
McKay, Shawn 53
Baker, Sam 46
Rosario, Jorge 27
Tuttle, Tammy 24
Vizzarri, Kevin 21
Cabrera, Ron 21
Facio, David 20
Pelegrin, Michael 16
Eldridge, Donald 16
Bailie, Paul 16
Burton, Zachary 15


The winner of the Top Gun Contest is the AAAA member who recruits the greatest number of new members during the contest year ending December 31. The Top Gun will win an expense paid trip to the AAAA Annual Summit, including airfare, hotel accommodations, registration, tickets to all the social functions, and a $1000 cash award for the recruiter program, beginning with the 2017 recruiter program.

The Top Gun recruiter for the calendar year January 1 to December 31 will win an expense paid trip to the AAAA Annual Summit, including airfare, hotel accommodations, registration, tickets to all the social functions, and a $1,000 cash award. The winner also receives a plaque presented at the AAAA Annual Summit.

Cash prizes will also be awarded to next highest recruiters:

  • 2nd Place: $400
  • 3rd Place: $300
  • 4th Place: $200
  • 5th Place: $100

Beginning in January 2016, membership recruiters are also eligible for a $100 prize for monthly recruiting efforts! Recruiters must bring in 10 or more new members each month to be eligible for this prize.


  • Recruiter must be current AAAA member
  • Recruiter credit does not apply to members who are renewing their AAAA membership
  • Recruiter will only receive credit for reinstating lapsed members and/or brand new members
  • Bulk deployed lists are not eligible for recruiting credit

If you have any questions concerning recruiting potential members, please contact Deb Cavallaro at 203-268-2450 or


In recognition of members who maintain continuous membership in the AAAA for 3 years, 7 years, 15 years, 20 years, 25 years, 30 years, 40 years, 45 years, 50 years, 55 years and 60 years, the AAAA awards longevity pins. When a member reaches 30 years of membership in AAAA, he or she is inducted into the "Silver Eagles." Those members reaching 50 years of membership in AAAA are inducted into the "Golden Eagles." 30, 40 and 50-year members receive special recognition at the AAAA Annual Forum, a listing in Army Aviation and a uniquely-designed AAAA membership pin.


A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in the name of each AAAA Chapter with the greatest net growth for their category at the end of the contest period of December 31.

There are 4 competitions based on the Chapter's size:

  • Super chapters - 500 or more members
  • Master chapters have 200-499 members
  • Senior chapters have 75 - 199 members
  • AAAA chapters have 74 or fewer members

The four winning Chapters also receive a plaque presented at the Membership Meeting during the AAAA Annual Summit.