Awardee Benefits

An NHA Awardee is defined as those persons selected to receive an award from the Naval Helicopter Association on a national level and does not apply to Regional Winners who must pay their own expenses or be subsidized by their region.

Notification: Upon selection, each national NHA award winner will receive a copy of the awardee benefit policy and a questionnaire to be returned to the National Office.

Publicity: Award winners will be acknowledged in the post-Symposium issue of Rotor Review magazine.

Transportation: All national NHA Awards are presented at the annual Symposium. The Awardees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the convention site. Regional Presidents will have detailed information concerning possible military airlift and should ensure priority seating on such.

Hotel/Lodging: NHA National Award Winners coming from beyond the Symposium geographic area should be afforded priority for travel on official Navy funded orders to be able to attend the NHA Symposium and receive their award in person.  NHA does not pay for awardees travel expenses, per diem or accommodations. 

NHA National Award Winners coming from beyond the Symposium geographic area not on official government orders or funded by their parent company, may be provided hotel accommodations at the Symposium hotel headquarters for a period of up to one (1) night depending on hotel pricing and sponsorship.  This reimbursement would include the room/resort fees and taxes however all other hotel expenses such as room service, food, telephone, internet, parking, etc., are all the responsibility of the awardee.

All attendees (local or out of the area) must contact the NHA National Office to state their intentions to attend the Symposium within 10 working days of the official awards notification message to confirm their attendance and learn if they are authorized the one night accommodation paid for by NHA. 

The hotel room may be a double room shared with another winner if the Award attendees are unaccompanied by a spouse, or a private room if accompanied by a spouse.

Awards Ceremony: This year there will be an awards ceremony vice an awards ceremony luncheon.  NHA will not be providing a lunch for the winner and their guest.

Relatives: Guest passes will be issued to relatives of the Awardee to attend Symposium functions such as cocktail parties, etc., which are open to NHA members and free of charge.

Disclaimer: With the exception of the benefits listed above, all other expenses incurred by the Awardee are his/her sole responsibility.

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