1. As Commander-in-Chief, I wish to make the following awards with my congratulations to the recipient Departments, Camps and Brothers:
A. Abraham Lincoln Award (Most Outstanding Camp) - Curtenius Guard Camp #17, Department of Michigan;
B. Cornelius Whitehouse Award (Most Outstanding Brother) - Richard Williams, Curtenius Guard Camp #17, Department of Michigan, for all his hard work and the years of devotion to our Order;
C. The Marshall Hope Award (Best Newsletter) - The General W.S. Rosecrans Camp #2, Department of California;
D. The Davis - Linder Award (Most New Members) - Department of Pennsylvania;
E. The Grant Trophy (Highest Percentage of New Members) - Department of Iowa;
F. The Department with the Most New Members Under 40 - Department of Pennsylvania; and
G. Departments receiving framed certificates for three or more new Camps - Departments of Ohio (4), Nebraska (3), Tennessee (3), and California (3).
2. The following 10 Brothers have brought into the Order three to five new members and will receive a certificate and a yellow ribbon to wear under the badge as a National Aide:
The following four Brothers will receive a certificate of appreciation for organizing four new Camps in the Ohio Department:
On behalf of the National Organization, thank you all for a job well done.
By Order of:
Danny L. Wheeler
Todd A. Shillington