Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) April 09, 2015
The Marine Corps Association & Foundation held the 4th Annual MCA&F Wounded Warrior Leadership Awards Dinner on March 28 in coordination with the Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment. The Awards dinner was held at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island and provided the opportunity to recognize key leaders and caregivers who deal with wounded Marines in 2014.
Major General Michael Regner, Readiness, Headquarters Marine Corps, the evening’s guest speaker, discussed the special challenges facing wounded Marines today and focused on the crucial role Marine, family and civilian caregivers play in fostering wounded Marine recovery.
Following his remarks, MajGen Regner helped present the evening’s awards which included the following:
- The 2014 Recovering Service Member of the Year Award, sponsored by Caterpillar and the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, was presented to Staff Sergeant Jeremy L. Lake, USMC.
- The 2014 Wounded Warrior Section Leader of the Year Award, sponsored by General Electric and the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, was presented to Staff Sergeant Zachary M. Siceloff, USMC.
- The 2014 Civilian of the Year Award, sponsored by MSC Industrial Direct and the Marine Corps Association, was presented to Dr. Lance Taylor.
- The 2014 Family Caregiver of the Year Award, sponsored by USAA and the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, was awarded to Mrs. Meghan Harms.
Additional Pictures of the event can be viewed at https://www.mca-marines.org/gallery/4th-annual-mcaf-wounded-warrior-leadership-awards-dinner
The Marine Corps Association & Foundation is the preeminent association and foundation for all Marines and friends of the Corps dedicated to the development and recognition of professional excellence and expanding the awareness of the rich traditions, history, and esprit of the United States Marine Corps. The MCA&F Advances Leadership and Recognizes Excellence by hosting award ceremonies, facilitating Commanders’ Forums, delivering Commanders’ Unit Libraries, publishing and distributing the Marine Corps Gazette and Leatherneck, and by providing quality uniforms and accessories at the best value. The MCA&F understands and respects the achievements and sacrifices made by Marines and their families while serving this great nation. For more information, visit http://www.mca-marines.org