Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award
An award that honors and recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and outstanding service to veteran communities. It is named after the late Col. Leo K. Thorsness, a Medal of Honor recipient, one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War, and a founding member of the America's Warrior Partnership Board of Directors until his passing in 2017. The recipient of this award is recognized and celebrated at the Annual Warrior Community Integration Symposium.
2019 Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award Recipient: Bonnie Carroll, TAPS Founder
To be announced at the Ninth Annual Warrior Community Integration Symposium.
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