The Newman Medal is named in honor of Maj. Gen. James B. Newman, Jr., USAF.
Presented for outstanding contribution to military engineering by a civilian or military member of the U.S. Air Force. This medal was first awarded in 1955.
Eligibility: Members of the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer at Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, at Major Air Commands, Bases, or other Civil Engineering units, regular, reserve, U.S. National Guard, or civilian, on active or inactive duty or retired.
Criteria: Most outstanding contribution to military engineering through achievement in design, construction, administration, research, or development. Seer Air Force Instruction 36-2817 for detailed criteria and nomination procedures.
Please contact your chain of command for information about the Uniformed Service Awards nomination process. SAME provides a formal ceremony for recipients.