Awards

Congratulations to D.C. Chapter Members: 

The West Hamilton Dinner & Silent Auction is an annual event held to honor BG (R) West A. Hamilton’s legacy; promote the organization’s commitment to mentorship, scholarship and professional development of Army officers and recognize the service of chapter members.

Previous D.C. Chapter ROCKS Award Recipients


2020 West Hamilton Dinner Awardees

Solid ROCK of the Year – COL(Ret.) Angie Hemingway
Jr Solid ROCK of the Year – CPT Karen Stapleton
West Hamilton Dinner Recipient – CPT Andre Foster
Lifetime of Leadership – Honorable Marshall Williams


Recipients of the 2020 D.C. Chapter ROCKS Volunteerism Award!

Ms. Tracy Bellamy
CPT Leona Monroe
LTC Eduardo Moten
COL(Ret.) Barbara Wooten


2019 West Hamilton Dinner Awardees

The SOLID ROCK OF THE YEAR – LTC Stephen Stanley
The Jr. SOLID ROCK OF THE YEAR
– CPT Andre Foster
The West A. Hamilton Award – LTC E. Travonte Moten
The Lifetime of Leadership Award – COL (Ret) Angela Hemingway


Recipients of the 2019 D.C. Chapter ROCKS Volunteerism Award!

Ms. Tracy Bellamy
CW5 Yolondria Dixon-Carter
CPT Lenora Monroe
Mrs. Joy Stanley
Mr. Jerome Towner
COL (Ret) Barbara Wooten


2018 ROCK of the Year – 2018 Colonel Robert “Bobby” Burke Award
2018 ROCKS National Chairman Award
MAJ Tamisha Norris & CPT
Lakeisha Matthews

2018 D.C. Lifetime Achievement Award MG (R) George A. Alexander, USA
2018 D.C. Chapter West Hamilton Award
LTC Stephen Stanley 
2018 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year
CPT Leona Monroe, ARNG
2018 D.C. Chapter Solid ROCK of the Year
COL (R) Barbara Wooten, USA


Recipients of the 2018 D.C. Chapter ROCKS Volunteerism Award!

COL (Ret.) Andre Barnes
MAJ (P) Tilisha Lockley
MAJ Samri Davis
MAJ (P) Michelle A. Jefferson
CPT Ylonda Cuffie
LTC Kimberlee Short
CW5 Yolondria S. Dixson-Carter


2017 ROCK of the Year – COL (R) Sheila Howell-Flowers, USA 2017 D.C.
Lifetime Achievement Award – COL (R) Dorene Hurt, USA
2017 D.C. Chapter Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – LTC (R) Linda Emerson, USA
2017 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year – CPT Demetria Elosiebo, ARNG
2017 D.C. Chapter ROCK of the Year – COL Jennifer Wesley


2016 ROCK of the Year – COL Lucretia M. McClenney, USA, Retired 2016 D.C.
Lifetime Achievement Award – COL (R) Foster Fountain
2016 D.C. Chapter Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – MAJ Stephen Stanley
2016 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year – CPT Ylonda Cuffie
2016 D.C. Chapter ROCK of the Year – COL Sheila Howell-Flowers


2015 ROCK of the Year – COL Anita Dixon, USA
2015 D.C. Chapter Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – LTC Crede Lyons
2015 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year – CPT Glenn Brown
2015 D.C. Chapter ROCK of the Year – LTC (R) Shawn Hawkins
2015 D.C. Lifetime of Leadership Award – COL (R) Conrado B. Morgan


2014 ROCK of the Year – COL Tony Polk, USA, Retired


2013 ROCK of the Year – BG Earl Simms, USA, Retired
2013 D.C. Chapter Jr. ROCK of the Year Award – 1LT Keshia Pride
2013 D.C. Chapter Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – MAJ (P) Dea Prichard-Brown
2013 D.C. Chapter Lifetime of Leadership Award  – COL (R) Andre Barnes


2012 ROCK of the Year – COL Ken Younger, USA, Retired 
2012 Colonel Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – Lieutenant Colonel Janice Gravely
2012 Colonel Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – Lieutenant Colonel Shawn Hawkins for The ROCKS, Inc.
2012 D.C. Chapter ROCK of the Year – COL Tony Polk, USA, Retired
2012 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year – 1LT Jasymn Morgan
2012 D.C. Chapter Colonel Robbert “Bobby” Burke Award – LTC Brigitte Williams
2012 D.C. Chapter Life time Achievement Award – LTC Jim Collins, USA, Retired


2011 ROCK of the Year – MG Hawthorne L. “Peet” Proctor, USA (Retired) 
2011 ROCK of the Year –  COL Richard Dix
2011 National Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – CPT Tilisha C. Lockley
2011 D.C. Chapter Robert “Bobby” Burke Award – LTC Jan Gravely
2011 D.C. Chapter Junior ROCK of the Year – Captain Michelle Wesley
2011 D.C. Chapter ROCK of the Year – COL(R) Kenneth Younger
2011 D.C. Chapter Lifetime of Leadership Award – MG (R) Robert C. Gaskill.