The criteria for this NC award includes a combination of the following:
Candidate must have served in the United States Armed Forces in some capacity during a period of war (required)
Candidate must personify integrity, high character, and selflessness
Candidate may have overcome barriers in her quest to achieve her goals post-war
Candidate has made a positive impact in her local North Carolina community since her return to civilian life
Candidate’s personal achievements are demonstrative of CFVF United’s ultimate goal – to help ensure each Combat Female Veteran has the opportunity to prosper in her life after war
The recipients, through strength of character and commitment, receive recognition by peers as one who contributes to the awareness of female Veterans’ unique needs.