Unit Field Awards
Exceptional Service Awards (ESA)
The Exceptional Service Award is given for outstanding accomplishment in each of the following fields: community relations, overall programming, best single program, veteran's affairs, airman and family programs, Unit/AAS/SW Integration, and communications. (Each shall have equal distinction, with no precedence.) There is an additional Exceptional Service Award in the field of Community Partners.
Arthur C. Storz Membership Award
Presented to that AFA chapter which produces the highest number of new members during the 12 month period ending June 30, 20167 as a percentage of total chapter membership as of July 1, 2017. This award is based on both the quantity of new members as well as sustained new member recruitment. Chapters must be chartered for at least three years to qualify.
Jack Gross Awards
Presented to the chapter in each size category with the highest number of new members as a percentage of chapter size at the beginning of the membership year. A minimum of 10 is required.
Community Partner Gold Award
The Community Partner Gold Award is given to chapters whose Community Partner total is greater than or equal to 6% of total chapter membership at the beginning of the qualification period. A minimum of 10 Community Partners is required. There is a flat total of 60 Community Partners for chapters over 1,000 members and 90 for chapters over 3,000 members.