The LTG Levin Hicks Campbell Distinguished Award of Merit Criteria
Lieutenant General Levin Hicks Campbell, Jr., was born in Washington, D.C., on November 23, 1886 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1909. He began his remarkable Army career in the field of Ordnance in 1911, when he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Coast Guard Artillery Corps. Considered by many to be World War II’s greatest weapons designer and producer, he gained fame by heading the Ordnance Department through the days when the Industry-Ordnance Team began producing overwhelming firepower for World War II.
The purpose of the LTG Levin Hicks Campbell Distinguished Award of Merit is to recognize members of the Ordnance Corps and others who, through meritorious achievements or acts, distinguish themselves, and in so doing reflect great credit upon the Ordnance Corps.
- Any member of the Ordnance Corps may nominate a deserving candidate for the LTG Levin Hicks Campbell Distinguished Award of Merit.
- Nominators must submit, in memorandum form, via email, to the Ordnance Corps Association Director; Mr. Chester Morris at email@example.com.
- Submission must include a brief example of a specific situation/ action that would warrant award of this certificate to an individual. An example of a situation, which would warrant award of this certificate to an individual, is participation in the Army Suggestion Program. The suggestion must be approved and present a significant cost savings or change in procedure leading to the betterment of the Ordnance Corps.
- A brief citation at the bottom of the memorandum explaining the reason that the award is being granted. Ex. their exemplary service to the U.S. Army and Ordnance Corps.