The Itschner Award, first awarded by SAME in 1960, is named in honor of Lt. Gen. Emerson C. Itschner, USA. The plaque was presented to the most outstanding U.S. Army engineering company during a year. In 1974, the competition for the Itschner Award was broadened to include the Army National Guard and the Army reserve.
Criteria: Most outstanding U.S. Army engineering company during the year.
Eligibility: One plaque is awarded each year to an outstanding engineering company from each the following:
- United States Army (Active);
- Army Reserve; and
- Army National Guard.
Please reference FLW Pam 672-1 for information regarding the nomination process.