H. L. Hunley Junior ROTC Award
Purpose: The H. L. Hunley Award was created by the SCV South Carolina Division, to recognize deserving Junior ROTC cadets who have demonstrated the qualities of Honor, Courage, and Commitment to his or her unit throughout the school year. The award honors the crews of the Confederate submarine H. L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink an enemy vessel in combat
The program has been expanded beyond the Navy / Marine JROTC program to all branches of service and beyond the state of SC to any interested school in the United States. Typically, the award is given to a rising second year cadet identified by his / her JROTC instructors and is presented by a member of the local SCV Camp.
Selection Process: Details of this SCV National award, including an application, may be found at:
POC and Cost of Award:
National POC: Master Chief Petty Officer Alexander Wilson III USN (Ret) has asked that each division begin coordinating orders for the Hunley Awards effective 01AUG2016. Should you have any questions, MCPO Wilson may be contacted at email@example.com; (843) 618-5217
Texas Division POC: Captain Lee R Lance USN (Ret) at SulRoss1457SCV@gmail.com or Home - 979-485-5198; Cell - 713-922-9729. There is a $30.00 fee to cover costs of the medal, certificate and mailing which should be borne by the presenting Camp rather than the JROTC Detachment. Make checks payable to “LEE ROY LANCE” and mail to 3004 POSITANO LOOP, BRYAN, TX 77808; Compatriot Lance will eDeposit checks, retain costs of packaging and shipping, then deposit remaining funds with TxDiv Treasurer.