Past Award Recipients

December 2021

International Student Award for Excellence in Regional or Security Studies
Maj. Mijung Chou
Republic of Korea Air Force

Maj. Galih Kusumayuda
Indonesian Air Force

Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Regional Security Studies
Maj. Barbara Denise Vayda
U.S. Air Force

Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Management
Capt. Mitch Mickley
U.S. Air Force

Maj. Jordan Reid
U.S. Marine Corps

CAPT Jack J. Jensen Award in Excellence in Meteorology & Oceanography
Lt. Cmdr. Michael Becker
U.S. Navy

Astronaut Michael J. Smith and Astronaut William C. McCool Astronautics Award
Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Decker
U.S. Navy

Outstanding United States Air Force Graduate Award
Maj. Barbara Denise Vayda
U.S. Air Force

CAPT David S. Bill, Jr. Leadership Award
Cmdr. Matthew Sevier
U.S. Navy

Pat Tillman Leadership Award
Lt. Col. Regan F. Lyon
U.S. Air Force

Louis D. Liskin Award for Teaching Excellence in Defense Management
Dr. Erik Helzer
Department of Defense Management

LCDR David L. Williams Outstanding Professor Award
Dr. Shannon Brown
Senior Lecturer, Center for Homeland Defense and Security

September 2021

Outstanding U.S. Air Force Graduate Award, Department of National Security Affairs
Maj. Timothy J. Bettis  U.S. Air Force
Capt. Alexander N. Wilson U.S. Air Force

Rear Adm. Merrill W. Ruck Leadership Award
Lt. Cmdr. Timothy S. Fitzgerald  U.S. Navy

The Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Regional Security Studies
Lt. Jacob D. Ostrom  U.S. Navy