Each year the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council selects a Veteran of the Year and  an Associate (non-veteran) of the Year in recognition of support provided to the Veteran Community during the preceding year.

     First awarded in in 1985, the award is named in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Charlie Coolidge, Signal Mountain, Tennessee

     Each CAVC Member Organization in good standing (dues paid) may submit one nominee for each award. 

Charles Coolidge Veteran of the Year
& Charles Coolidge Associate of the Year
Nomination Submission Deadline
is 15 January 2018
Send completed form to:
Chris Dooley, CAVC Chair-Elect
729 Shearer Cove Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405-1937
or "ruffian19@gmail.com
Questions? Call Chris at 702-701-2858
2016 Veteran of the Year
Ray Adkins (Left) with Alan Syler
2016 Associate of the Year
Ron Galante (Left) with Chris Dooley
Special Founders' Award
Carl Levi (Left) with Alan Syler