New York Colonel
Gouverneur Morris Citizen/Soldier Award
Awarded to a member of the New York State Organized Militia who has distinguished himself/herself through outstanding support to the organized militia and his/her local community or the state of New York.
All members of the New York State Organized Militia are eligible to be nominated for this award.
Must have been an active member of an organized militia unit during the year of consideration (1 January - 31 December).
Must have attended all scheduled IDT assemblies and annual training days.
Must meet the height and weight standards of each major component's prescribed directive.
Must have made a significant contribution to the New York State Organized Militia.
Must have made a significant contribution to the community or the state of New York, or
Must be involved with a continuing community contribution as an active member of a fraternal organization; e.g., Lions Club, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Chamber of Commerce, etc., or
Be an elected or appointed member of the local community; e.g., City Council, School Board.