The Heroes of Military Medicine Awards Dinner

Honoring Dedication to the Advancement of Military Medicine

 

The Heroes of Military Medicine (HMM) Awards honor outstanding contributions by individuals who demonstrate excellence and selfless dedication to advance military medicine and enhance the lives and health of our nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, and civilians.

HJF presents the awards, which honor three active duty military medical professionals from the Army, Navy and Air Force, nominated by The Offices of the Surgeon General. Final honorees are chosen by the HMM Advisory Committee comprised primarily of former Surgeons General. In addition, HJF will present the Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award and Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Award.

This year’s awards dinner took place on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC, emceed by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent at Fox News.

Save the Date!

HJF's 10th anniversary Heroes of Military Medicine Awards will be held on May 7th, 2020 at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. For more information on attending or sponsoring our the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards, please contact Jackie Vandermeersch. 

The 2019 Honorees

Three of the awards presented at the HMM dinner are given to active duty military medical professionals from the Army, Navy and Air Force, respectively. The Offices of the Surgeon General for each service nominated the candidates for these three awards. The final honorees are chosen by the HMM Advisory Committee comprised primarily of former Surgeons General. In addition, one Hero of Military Medicine Ambassador Award and one Hero of Military Medicine Senior Leader Award were also presented. 

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2019 Keynote: Kelly K. McKeague, Maj. Gen (Ret.) USAF and Director, DPAA

Our 2019 keynote speaker was Kelly K. McKeague, Maj Gen (Ret.) USAF and Director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. He leads the DoD’s worldwide enterprise of research, investigation, recovery, identification operations, and supporting functions, providing the fullest possible accounting of missing personnel to their families and to the nation.

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