2019 CGSOC Graduation (14JUN19)
Host- Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy, Commandant of the Command and General Staff College

Guest Speaker- General Stephen J. Townsend, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

Command and General Staff Officers Course 2019 Individual Awards:

General George C. Marshall Award for top U.S. graduate—Major Dana Gingrich, Infantry.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation through a gift from the Veterans of Foreign Wars

General Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for top International Graduate, Major Nicolas Stafford, United Kingdom.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation through a gift from the David G. Beaham Memorial Fund

Major General James M. Wright Master Logistician Award, Major Will Cunningham, Logistics.

General George S. Patton Jr. Master Tactician Award, Major Dana Gingrich.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation through a gift from Col. (Ret.) and Mrs. Doug Tystad

General Douglas MacArthur Military Leadership Writing Award, Major Dana M. Gingrich.

Iron Major Award for outstanding Physical Fitness: Major Nicolas Ouimet, Infantry, Male; Major Katie Richesin, Civil Affairs, Female.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation

Arter-Darby Military History Writing Award, Chaplain (Major) Erik C. Alfsen.

Arter-Doniphan Award, Major Edward Brady, USAF. This award is given to the student with the highest grade point average in the class.

General John J. Pershing Award for top graduate in Distance Learning, Major Scott T. Dawe, Armor.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation

Major General Hans Schlup Award—Major Martijn Reuvers (Netherlands). Award is given to the student who best fostered international relations.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation through a gift from the CGSOC Class of 1978

Birrer-Brooks Award for Outstanding MMAS Thesis, Major Greg Hope, Armor.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation

Civilian Instructor of the year, Dr. Derek Mallett, Department of Military History, Fort Gordon.

Military Instructor of the year, Lt. Col. Trent Lythgoe, Department of Tactics.

Homeland Security Studies Award, Chaplain (Major) Erik C. Alfsen. Award is given for best research in Homeland Security topics.

Excellence in Joint Forces Warfare Award, Major Jason Jones, Logistics.

Father Donald W. Smythe Military History Award, Major Andrew Fair, Strategist.

Simons Center Interagency Writing Award, Major Al Zaki (Indonesia).
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation

Lt. Col. Boyd McCanna Harris Leadership Award, Major Dana M. Gingrich. Award is given for best research in organizational leadership.
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation through a gift from Gary and Moira Sinise

Brigadier General Benjamin H. Grierson Award for Excellence in Strategic Studies, Major David S.T. Kwek (Singapore).
Sponsored by the CGSC Foundation
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