The good work of our members is what makes JWV and that work deserves recognition! The National JWV Awards include acknowledgement of such efforts as:

  • Volunteering at State Veteran Homes
  • Doing the Most for Underserved Veterans
  • Building Community Relationships
  • Managing the Best Echelon Website
  • Coordinating a thriving JROTC Program
  • Recruiting the Most New Members
  • Writing the Best Post Newsletter …and more

Awards are given at the National Convention. If you have questions, contact Membership Director Benjamin Kane.

Our 2021 Award Winners!

From left bottom row:

Jeffrey Blonder, MA   Edward Blatt Award – Outstanding Commander

Art Kaplan, TALO  representing Post 256, which won the Wolfson Award and Ben Kaufman Award

NC Jeff Sacks, IL  there honoring the award winners

PNC Warren S. Dolny, NY – representing Post 425 for the Brenner-Jaffe Award Best Bi-monthly

David Zwerin, NY – representing Post 652 and Nassau-Suffolk County for the National Commander award for Echelon going above and beyond

Top row:

Scott Stevens, TALO representing – Post 256 for the Brenner-Jaffee for Best Monthly newsletter  and the Feureisen-I.T. Rockman Award

Allan Cantor, TALO representing Post 757 for the Post Growth Award – Large Post

Phil Kabakoff, TALO representing Post 755 for the Outstanding Email newsletter award

PNC Edwin Goldwasser, NY representing Post 425  for the Museum Award -Post with greatest number of museum members

Larry Jasper, FL representing the Post 613 for Post Growth Award for a small post, Post 631 Post Growth Award for a bountiful post, Dept of Florida for the department with the highest percentage of museum members and Post with the highest percentage of museum members

Kim Queen, WI representing Post 487 in Post growth award for a small post, and Post 145 for Post growth award for medium post.

Department of Florida Winners

Standing, from left:

PNC David Magidson -representing Post 631 for Post Growth for a bountiful post, NC Jeff Sacks – representing Post 606 for the Post with highest percentage of museum members, Larry Jasper – representing the Dept of Florida for the Museum award for highest percentage of museum members, Georgi Jasper – representing Post 631 for the Post growth award for bountiful posts

Department of TALO Winners

Standing, from left:

NC Jeff Sacks honoring the winners, Scott Stevens – representing Post 256  for the Brenner-Jaffe award for Best Monthly Publication and the Ben Kaufman Award, Allan Cantor – representing Post 757  for the Post Growth award for large post, Phil Kabakoff – representing Post 755 for the Outstanding Email Newsletter award

Seated: Art Kaplan – representing Post 256 for the Ben Kaufman award and the Wolfson Award

Department of Massachusetts

NC Jeff Sacks congratulates Jeffrey Blonder, Department of Massachusetts for being winning the Edward D. Blatt award for Outstanding Commander.

Department of New York

From left: PNC Edwin Goldwasser representing the dept of NY for winning the museum award for greatest number of museum members, NC Jeff Sacks honoring the winners

Seated: PNC Warren S. Dolny representing Post 425 for the Brenner – Jaffee Award for best Bi-monthly publication, David Zwerin – representing Post 652 and Nassau-Suffolk County Council for the National Commander award for Echelon going above and beyond

Department of Pennsylvania

NC Jeff Sacks congratulates Pennsylvania Department Commander Richard Fine on Post 98’s Museum award for post with most museum members and for museum award for the department with the highest percentage of winners.

Department of Wisconsin

NC Jeff Sacks congratulating Wisconsin Department Commander Kim Queen who is representing Post 487 for the Post Growth award for small post and Post 145 for the Post Growth award for medium posts