Awards & Nominations

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2021 Awards

Awards & Nominations

North Dakota Roughrider Award Winners

This award is given to someone who is recognized by the contribution of an individual who has given back to not only their respective association, but has put in the time and effort to better both organizations, therefore impacting the lives of Guardsmen both Officer and Enlisted..

2019 – CPT (Ret) Randy Fuss
2018 – Carroll E. Quam
2017 – Christopher Domitrovich
2016 – MG (Ret) David Sprynczynatyk
2015 – SGM (Ret) Roger Johnson – Posthumously

NGAUS Awards

Spaatz Trophy
119th Wing

Winston P. Wilson Trophy
119th Wing

Major General John J. Pesch
Flight Safety Trophy

119th Wing

**No individual award recipients**

Officer of the Year

WINNERS

Outstanding Field Grade Officer-2021
MAJ Waylon D. Tomac
North Dakota Army National Guard

Outstanding Field Grade Officer-2021
Maj Nicholas C. Hanson
North Dakota Air National Guard

Outstanding Company Grade Officer-2021
CPT Thomas C. Hansen
North Dakota Army National Guard

Outstanding Company Grade Officer-2021
Capt Timothy J. Soderstrom
North Dakota Air National Guard

Outstanding Warrant Officer-2021
CW5 Kiel J. Skager
North Dakota Army National Guard