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 tripwilsonnavy@earthlink.net

Texas Division POC: Texas Division Student Awards Coordinator.
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.